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Re: configure unable to guess system type

From: Ben Elliston
Subject: Re: configure unable to guess system type
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2015 08:24:14 +1000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 06:17:14PM -0400, Chris Mathes wrote:

> I'm trying to configure mpir-2.6.0 in cygwin64 on a 64-bit windows 7
> machine, and getting "checking build system type... config/config.guess:
> unable to guess system type". I downloaded the latest config.guess and
> config.sub files from the git repository, but no joy. Below is what
> configure reports to me.

You can't have downloaded the latest versions from git because the
timestamps still report a 2003 version:

> This script, last modified 2003-07-02, has failed to recognize
> the operating system you are using. It is advised that you
> download the most up to date version of the config scripts from

You need to drop the downloaded files to overwrite the old ones.


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