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Old 07-26-2008, 01:20 PM   #1
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Can someone explain what Linux-Headers are?

I can not find a good guide/explanation on google...

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Originally Posted by LemensTS View Post
I can not find a good guide/explanation on google...

Really!! This looks like a lot of information:

Short answer:
A header file is used in SW development to define variables and perform other overhead functions--to keep the code from becoming cluttered. "Linux headers" almost always means "kernel headers". These files are needed to compile various kinds of SW---so that the new SW will have the same interface and assumptions as the kernel.


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