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

On 2017-10-19 08:25, cyg Simple wrote:
> 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!

We've been building packages for 64-bit Cygwin for years now without a
problem.  Maybe you could just tell what you're trying to do and the
problem you're seeing so that we can assist you, instead of this
circular discussion of a nonexistent problem.


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