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FYI only: Build Error for Nagios Plugin under Kali Linux

From: Matha Goram
Subject: FYI only: Build Error for Nagios Plugin under Kali Linux
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 13:19:58 -0500
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Apologies for submitting this blindly. Feel that this issue is beyond the scope of

Platform is:

Linux raspbari26 4.19.118-Re4son-v8+ #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed May 6 12:44:21 UTC 2020 aarch64 GNU/Linux

Attempting to build Nagios plugin from source ( ) with the following command under current Kali Linux on Raspberry Pi:

$ ./configure

checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /usr/bin/mkdir -p
checking for gawk... no
checking for mawk... mawk
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
checking whether to disable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... yes
checking build system type... build-aux/config.guess: unable to guess system type

This script, last modified 2009-11-20, 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;a=blob_plain;f=config.guess;hb=HEAD

If the version you run (build-aux/config.guess) is already up to date, please
send the following data and any information you think might be
pertinent to <> in order to provide the needed
information to handle your system.

config.guess timestamp = 2009-11-20

uname -m = aarch64
uname -r = 4.19.118-Re4son-v8+
uname -s = Linux
uname -v = #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed May 6 12:44:21 UTC 2020

/usr/bin/uname -p = unknown
/bin/uname -X     =

hostinfo               =
/bin/universe          =
/usr/bin/arch -k       =
/bin/arch              = aarch64
/usr/bin/oslevel       =
/usr/convex/getsysinfo =

UNAME_RELEASE = 4.19.118-Re4son-v8+
UNAME_VERSION = #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed May 6 12:44:21 UTC 2020
configure: error: cannot guess build type; you must specify one

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