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Re: [RFC] GNU autoconf and dpkg-architecture

On Mon, 04 Feb 2002, Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 11:59:08PM -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > And then I can see if I can purge config.sub and config.guess from Debian,
> > or something equally satisfying :)
> You won't be able to purge config.sub unless you plan to patch all the
> configure scripts to stop invoking it.  I suppose, though, you could purge

No, I have other plans. But I will cross that bridge when we arrive at the
river, and that river is too far away right now.

> One thing that "configure" does differently when you specify --host=foo
> is that it will use "foo-gcc" in preference to "gcc", and similar with

That's interesting news.

> other build tools.  Presumably no-one has a compiler named "foo-gcc",
> but you never know.  There could be nasty surprises in store.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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