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




On 2017-10-18 18:26, Steven Penny wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:45:11, Marco Atzeri wrote:
>> For a regex pattern you should include both.
>> I do not bore 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
> 
> This is certainly not right. I can understand that we will have some
> discrepancies across packages, but having a different vendor in the same
> package is unacceptable.

According to whom?  'pc' is the default vendor for i*86 for historical
reasons, but 'unknown' is the default for most other architectures.
There really isn't anything unusual here.

-- 
Yaakov

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