gcc 2.96: System headers get fixed inadvertently for i386-linux-gnu

Philipp Thomas pthomas@suse.de
Wed Jun 14 11:13:00 GMT 2000


* Jeffrey A . Law (law@cygnus.com) [20000614 16:59]:

> No, it is not acceptable to require people to upgrade glibc because of a
> broken header file detected by GCC in some manner.  This stuff has to work
> out of the box without requiring glibc updates.

To which I fully agree. But then we should make sure that fixinc isn't doing
bogus stuff and most of the "fixes" it does on my Linux
2.4.0-test1/glibc-2.1.3 system are bogus.

And those of us that switch kernel versions quite regularly always have the
option to just delete gcc's private copies.

Philipp

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Philipp Thomas <pthomas@suse.de>
Development, SuSE GmbH, Schanzaecker Str. 10, D-90443 Nuremberg, Germany

#define NINODE  50              /* number of in core inodes */
#define NPROC   30              /* max number of processes */
 	-- Version 7 UNIX for PDP 11, /usr/include/sys/param.h


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