using linux kernel headers in KDE code

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Tue May 3 00:10:09 BST 2005

Piotr Szymanski wrote:
>Please dont. Providing of userspace headers is the task of a
> distribution. Many dsitros provide their own, maintained and working
> sets of kernel headers in userspace.

True. But not only do some of the distributions fail to do that, but some 
users also replace the distribution-installed headers with the last 
kernel they compiled.

>Please depend on them (you dont want to upkeep the linux headers in your
> cvs everytime linus releases aa new version).

You don't have to. You only have to update your copy of the headers if you 
want to use new features found in the new header. 

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