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




On 10/20/2017 11:24 AM, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> On 2017-10-20 08:28, cyg Simple wrote:
>> On 10/19/2017 4:33 PM, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
>>> 2) the output of config.guess is a default and does NOT reflect, or need
>>> to match, our chosen triplet.  There is nothing to fix in config.guess.
>>
>> Fine, it doesn't have to match, why don't you want it to?
> 
> Because there is no correlation, is completely normal, and therefore no
> need to special case Cygwin.
> 

What is *normal* about it?  Just because other's do it?  I gave
scenarios in the mail which you elided from your response which give
credence to a reason to change it.

There is nothing that is *normal* in any scenario of config.guess.  It
is what the maintainers decide.  You've not given a reason for the
decision to make the *default* not match the *chosen* vendor.  You just
stand on the podium of unreason to state something as normal that has no
merit in being normal.  Doing so doesn't make Cygwin a special case.

Yes, I can override the default, but I shouldn't have to is my reasoning
of normal.  In my sense of reasoning the normal should be the *default*
matching the *chosen*.  Why is it different?  Give a reason not just
some lame excuse.

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cyg Simple

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