Re: Which is it -pc- or -unknown-
- Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:11:01 -0400
- From: cyg Simple <cygsimple@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Which is it -pc- or -unknown-
On 10/20/2017 11:54 AM, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> On 2017-10-20 10:44, cyg Simple wrote:
>> 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.
> You are still looking at these from the same perspective you were
> yesterday. Let me restate this one (hopefully last) time:
> Your assumption is that the default and chosen triplets must/should be
> one and the same.
No, I assume no such thing.
> They are not, they need not be, and we are far from
> being alone in this regard. Once you accept *that*, then the rest of
> this will make sense. Further insistence that they should be is
> counter-productive at this point.
You still skirt a reasoning for it to be so. They don't need to be but
why aren't they? You've failed to answer the question by assuming I
need to be educated on how it is and refusing to give me a reason of why
it is. I know that I can specify something other than the default. I
don't know why the default is not the same as the chosen. You keep
failing to answer that question. Why does it *need* to stay -unknown-
instead of -pc-?
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