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Re: Include coherency problem, sigaction and otherwise

To: "William J. Earl" <wje@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: Include coherency problem, sigaction and otherwise
From: "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2000 19:28:38 +0100
Cc: "SGI Linux Alias" <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linuxmips@oss.sgi.com
William J. Earl writes:
>Kevin D. Kissell writes:
...
> > I have the impresson that the /usr/include stuff in the 
> > "Hard Hat" distribution for MIPS is keyed to a 2.0.x kernel, 
> > and that an update of /usr/include (as opposed to a downgrade 
> > of the kernel headers) may be in order.
...
>
>      As near as I can tell, at least for glibc-2.1.1-7, there
>is not machine-dependent <bits/sigaction.h> for mips, so the
>generic one is used, and the definitions are incompatible with the
>MIPS ABI.  The Linux kernel, on the other hand, is compatible with the
>MIPS ABI.  The cure is to supply a MIPS-specific <bits/sigaction.h>.

It's worse than that - the "Hard Hat" 5.1 distribution that serves
as the reference userland for most SGI/MIPS/Linux platforms
doesn't even have a /usr/include/bits directory, which seems
to have been a more recent invention.

            Regards,

            Kevin K.


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