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Re: config.guess & config.sub

From: Santiago Vila
Subject: Re: config.guess & config.sub
Date: Sat, 5 Apr 2008 12:28:45 +0200 (CEST)

On Sat, 5 Apr 2008, david wrote:

> I don't know what the problem is: these files are auto-generated during the
> release process so they ARE always "updated". I think that autoconf generates
> these files and I am currently using the version of autoconf (autoconf [GNU
> Autoconf] 2.61) that comes with OpenSuSe 10.3.

That's the problem: The files keep evolving while the ones included in
autoconf 2.61 do not.

In Debian we moved those files to a new package called autotools-dev
which contains just config.sub and config.guess, so they are updated often.
According to the README in autotools-dev, there are more up-to-date
files here:



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