[linux-dvb] Error compiling dvb-apps

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Sun Dec 10 11:42:58 CET 2006

Mario Rossi wrote:
> I'm not sure how to do it.
> Fedora Core 5 comes with "glibc-kernheaders.rpm" which contains the
> file "compiler.h", with the content I've posted in the previous mail.
> Checking Fedora Core 6, I've learnt that I can do
> make headers_install
> after I've compiled and installed the kernel.
> I've done it on my system for kernel 2.6.19 and it creates a directory
> /usr/src/linux-2.6.19/usr/include/.......
> which contains header files, but not "compiler.h".
> Fedora Core 6 claim it has been removed because useless.
> =================
> Back to Fedoca Core 5:
> On my system I can find "dvb/video.h" in (too) many places:
> 1) the original from "glibc-kernheaders.rpm" (it includes "compiler.h"
> but it is not using "__user")
> 2) the new "make haders_install" (it does not include "compiler.h" and
> it does not have "__user")
> 3) in dvb-apps (including "compiler.h" and using "__user")
> 4) in v4l-dvb (including "compiler.h" and using "__user")
> Of them all, I don't understand why we have a copy in dvb-apps. 

If someone doesn't install the kernel headers, it would not be possible
to compile the dvb-apps, which would be typical for prepackaged drivers.


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