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Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:14:34 +0100
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Subject: Re: Patching kernel headers?

* Peter Smith <> [2015-03-11 16:33:54 +0100]:
> I have built a toolchain with GCC 4.7.3, musl 1.1.6 and Linux 3.12 kernel
> headers. I then tried to compile Busybox 1.23.1 without patching the
> toolchain kernel headers, as described here:
> and the build was still
> successful.
> Does this mean that patching the kernel headers is no longer necessary?

did you use an allyes busybox config?

only some of the tools use conflicting headers

(some kernel headers are incompatible with libc headers
busybox might got fixed not to include those but other
code may still need the patched kernel headers)

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