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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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