[PATCH] README-linux: punt

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Thu Feb 19 05:04:13 UTC 2015

Considering we're requiring linux-2.6 era kernels, the discussion of
header troubles that plagued 2.2 and 2.4 are no longer relevant.

* README-linux: Delete.
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-Strace has been ported by Branko Lankester <branko at hacktic.nl>
-to run on Linux systems.  Since then it has been greatly modified
-by various other people.
-If you want to compile strace on a Linux system please make sure that
-you use recent kernel headers. Strace needs those to get the proper data
-structures and constatns used by the kernel, since these can be
-different from the structures that the C library uses. Currently you
-will need at least a 2.2.7 or newer kernel.
-To complicate things a bit further strace might not compile if you are
-using development kernels. These tend to have headers that conflict with
-the headers from libc which makes it impossible to use them.
-There are three ways to compile strace with other kernel headers:
-* Specify the location in CFLAGS when running configure
-     CFLAGS=-I/usr/src/linux/include ./configure
-* you can tell make where your kernel sources are. For example if you
-  have your kernelsource in /usr/src/linux, you can invoke make like
-  this:
-     make CFLAGS="\$CFLAGS -I/usr/src/linux/include"
-  (the extra \$CFLAGS is there to make sure we don't override any CFLAGS
-  settings that configure has found).
-* you can link /usr/include/linux and /usr/include/asm to the
-  corresponding directories in your kernel source-tree.

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