Re: [configure: feature request] Support configuration like `i386-linux'.
>>>>> "Kyle" == Kyle Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Kyle> Karl M. Hegbloom writes:
>> I would like if I could say `configure i386-linux', rather than
>> `configure i386-debian-linux'. Here's why (one paragraph at
>> top of page):
Kyle> This makes no sense to me. Including the vendor type does
Kyle> nothing prevent applications from wildcarding matches
Kyle> against that field. Changing the string from three
Kyle> components to two will break code. If you want to type
Kyle> less, just type 'configure' and leave off the other stuff.
Did you follow the link I posted and read the paragraph about it?
I'm not the one who made that policy. I don't know why they decided
that. It really doesn't matter to me, personally, what goes in that
string as long as XEmacs builds and I can edit, read, and do other
neat things with it.
I will just use "i386-debian-linux".