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Re: Which is it -pc- or -unknown-

On 2017-10-18 00:45, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> On 18/10/2017 05:29, cyg Simple wrote:
>> On 10/17/2017 7:49 PM, Brian Inglis wrote:
>>> On 2017-10-17 13:16, cyg Simple wrote:
>> I'm only concerned with Cygwin at the moment.  As I understand it the we
>> should distribute x86[_64]-unknown-cygwin-*.exe and not as
>> x86[_64]-pc-cygwin-*.exe  We also need to correct config.guess for the
>> i*:CYGWIN*:* match.
> it is irrelevant as x86[_64]-unknown-cygwin-*.exe and
> x86[_64]-pc-cygwin-*.exe are equivalent.
> And usually it is not x86 but i686
>  $ arch
> i686
> For a regex pattern you should include both.
> I do not care which one is built and distributed on my packages.
> E.G. on octave
> /usr/lib/octave/site/oct/i686-pc-cygwin
> /usr/lib/octave/site/oct/x86_64-unknown-cygwin

Do gcc... and binutils have to match so the front end can find the build tools
or are there config options for binutils triplet or vendor?

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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