Linux Headers Installation

Randy McMurchy randy at
Sat Oct 11 12:16:18 PDT 2008

Reece Dunn wrote:

> I asked this question on 21/11/2007 ("Linux Headers question"
> []),
> which likely resulted in that ticket item. I got essentially the same
> response from Thomas Trepl and Mark Rosenstand:
> Thomas Trepl wrote:
>> Because this would clean the /usr/include first and than install the headers.
>> With this, some installed headers will be lost.

Ahh, I didn't realize that INSTALL_HDR_PATH/include was cleaned
before the headers were installed. This would explain Chapter 5
but not Chapter 6. /usr/include would be empty during the Headers
installation in chapter 6.


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