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Re: config.guess manufacturer string?



On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 10:31 AM, Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 freenet de> wrote:
> Dan Nicholson wrote:
>>
>> The advantage of setting --build correctly is that autoconf macros
>> will use test against the triplet will work as expected. For instance
>> AC_PROG_CC will search for gcc with the host triplet prefixed.
>
> Which is a side-effect originating from the bug above.
>
> configure scripts should be using the uncanonicalized versions of *_TOOLS.

If you don't pass --build, config.guess is used and the triplet comes
from uname. Either way, AC_PATH_TOOL is looking for canonical tools. I
don't see a problem with using the triplet qualified tools on a
multiarch system.

--
Dan


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