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Re: Regarding my two patches against config.sub

From: Yann Droneaud
Subject: Re: Regarding my two patches against config.sub
Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2013 13:40:54 +0100

Le samedi 02 février 2013 à 20:08 +1100, Ben Elliston a écrit :
> On Fri, Feb 01, 2013 at 04:23:09PM +0100, Yann Droneaud wrote:
> > With the current config.sub, I'm getting:
> >     $ ./config.sub X86-LINUX
> >     Invalid configuration `X86-LINUX': machine `X86' not recognized
> Making config.sub case insensitive would be a departure from the
> convention for Unix shell utilities (case sensitive).  Hence, I am not
> fond of this patch, but thank you anyway. 

It's not very different from hostname, email, etc. case is not important
for them and it's tied to Unix for a long time :)

config.guess already convert of lot a string to lower-case, it's not so

There's currently no use of case to distinguish between different
architecture/operating system/kernel/ etc, so use a canonical lowercase
name should not create regression and may improve usage of config.sub by
third party.

>  Is there a particular problem with MiNT you were trying to fix?

Not at all, but when converting the string to lowercase, I've found the
way MiNT was recognized seems not consistent.


Yann Droneaud

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