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Re: ./configure in debian/rules

On Wed, Mar 08, 2006 at 11:15:46PM +0100, Pjotr Kourzanov wrote:
> Steve Langasek wrote:
> >Well, you shouldn't pass --host *except* when cross-compiling; the
> >autotools-dev package shows how to do this.  But at least --build is always
> >a sane thing to specify, and usually saves you from upstreams optimizing 
> >for
> >the wrong architecture based on config.guess...

> Why not?

Because passing --host signals that you're cross-compiling, and you are
obviously not cross-compiling.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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