Today sys-kernel/linux-headers-4.1 go out from Portage tree. I think, this is incorrect, as sys-kernel/vanilla-sources-4.1.XXX declared as Long Term Support version.
no, linux headers are complicated and have to do with libc.
linux-headers are deliberately separate from sources.
most likely in regards to my use of "LTS" in the commit message when i purged some. meh.
*** Bug 579684 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I greatly admire your knowledge/skills Mike. However some users (including me) don't have that knowledge - would it be possible to write up a wiki page regarding this?
To sum it up, it says that you *should* use the latest linux-headers and it does not matter they do not match your kernel version. For example, if you have kernel 4.1, you should use the latest headers (let's say 4.5) because when you upgrade your kernel to 4.5, you will not have to recompile glibc.
However what about the other users for linux-headers?
Please correct what is wrong at: