Re: Which is it -pc- or -unknown-
- Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:18:45 -0400
- From: cyg Simple <cygsimple@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Which is it -pc- or -unknown-
On 10/19/2017 10:18 AM, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 10/19/2017 9:19 AM, cyg Simple wrote:
>> On 10/18/2017 6:58 PM, JonY wrote:
>>> I agree with Yaakov, why does it need to change?
>> See my response to Yaakov. If you supply explicit host and build to
>> configure it does not work.
> So don't do that. Specifying host is for cross-compilation. Specifying
> build without host is for overriding the result of config.guess (never
> necessary on Cygwin). See
> In particular: "If you mean to override the result of config.guess, use
> --build, not --host, since the latter enables cross-compilation."
So?! It is still incorrect for the --target of the GCC build to be
x86_64-pc-cygwin. My example didn't specify a different build from
host. I ran across this from a package that was refusing to accept the
config.guess build triplet so I tried specifying both. At that point it
failed to find x86_64-unknown-cygwin-gcc.
And ./configure --build=`/path/to/config.guess` will not work either as
x86_64-pc-cygwin IS NOT CORRECT. It needs fixed in the build process.
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