linux-headers with GCC 4.6 when
On Sat, Nov 5, 2011 at 2:20 PM, David Sastre <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 05, 2011 at 01:39:17PM +0100, Artifex Maximus wrote:
>> I have installed virtualbox-ose and virtualbox-ose-dkms. DKMS needs
>> linux-headers which depends on gcc-4.5 even I have an already
>> installed gcc and gcc-4.6. Is it intentional or not? Is gcc 4.6 cannot
>> compile kernel? I have enough disk space yet but gcc twice is
>> unnecessary and I just wondering.
> The modules built by dkms must match the gcc version used to compile
> the kernel. Install gcc-4.5 and add it to the alternatives system to
> select which to use, or export CC for manual compilations.
I see. Thanks for the answer. This means as long as kernel compiled
with gcc 4.5 dkms depends on gcc 4.5.
> From my POV, it's not unnecessary to have different versions of some
> software (gcc, perl java,...).
Different people different needs. :-)
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