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Re: Run automake to create config.sub without any

From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: Re: Run automake to create config.sub without any
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2012 14:57:23 -0500
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On Tuesday 10 January 2012 03:38:03 Roger Pau Monné wrote:
> 2012/1/10 Eric Blake:
> > On 01/09/2012 03:46 PM, Roger Pau Monné wrote:
> > 
> > As documented in
> >
> > , if you use AC_CANONICAL_*, then _you_ are responsible for providing
> > config.sub in the AC_CONFIG_AUX_DIR (default '.') directory.  You can
> > meet this requirement by using automake, or you can meet it by doing 'cp
> > /some/path/to/config.sub .' by hand.  [Hint - if you built autoconf from
> > source, then your autoconf source tree includes those files under the
> > build-aux/ subdirectory]
> Thanks for the tip, I didn't know AC_CANONICAL_HOST was causing this.
> Since I only used this macro to get the OS name, I've replaced it with
> `uname -s`, and forget about config.sub and config.guess.

oh god, please do not do that.  that's the exact sort of thing you should 
_never_ do.  you've just broken any hope of properly cross-compiling your 

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