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Re: [RFC] Hits/directions to using autoconf and friends in Debian

On Sat, Oct 13, 2001 at 11:31:04AM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:

> > Also, to canonicalize the host and build values, the above should be
> > 	./configure --build=$(DEB_BUILD_GNU_TYPE)-gnu --host=$(DEB_HOST_GNU_TYPE)-gnu \
> > 	....... (other configure options) ......

> No. For i386, for example, the correct GNU arch string is i386-pc-linux-gnu;
> Tacking -gnu to the tail of "i386-linux" as returned by dpkg-architecture is
> not needed, as config.sub will expand that to the proper i386-pc-linux-gnu
> or i386-unknown-linux-gnu anyway...

Ah... yes, you're right.  The -gnu doesn't remove the need for
config.sub, so there's no point in adding it.  My mistake. :)

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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