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




On 10/18/2017 7:26 PM, 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. It suggests that x86_64-unknown-cygwin and i686-pc-cygwin
> differ in more ways that one, which they dont. you let it slide, then
> people
> start asking:
> 

I can live with the historical i*-pc-cygwin mishap.

> - where is x86_64-pc-cygwin?

This I cannot live with and the package maintainers need to target
x86_64-unknown-cygwin instead.  GCC has a target build of
x86_64-pc-cygwin, it needs corrected!

> - where is i686-unknown-cygwin?
> 

This should never exist under the current scheme.  It should always be
i*-pc-cygwin.

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