[pacman-dev] The real deal - pacman 3.0.0 RC1

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 10:25:09 EST 2007

On 3/5/07, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/5/07, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> > Am Montag, 5. März 2007 00:34:15 schrieb Dan McGee:
> > > This is the chost determined by configure, so I would guess it is
> > > right. However, I do not know much about how that works, so you may
> > > want to read up on it more if you think it is wrong.
> >
> > Well, other distros are using x86_64-pc-linux-gnu (e.g.:
> > http://gentoo-wiki.com/Safe_Cflags#Athlon_64_.28AMD.29) So I think the
> > current chost is wrong.
> No one is questioning what is correct.  The problem is that the
> autotooled configure script is what generates this value.  Not us.  if
> you look at the configure.ac script, it does:
> CHOST="$host"
> The host variable comes from configure.

If you have the time, please look into AC_CANONICAL_HOST, which is the
standard for determining the host type. In addition, try downloading
the most recent config.guess at
and seeing what that produces for you. We may be using an outdated one
pulled from somewhere on the system.


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