Subject: Re: Solaris MACHINE_GNU_PLATFORM
To: Jonathan Perkin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 03/24/2003 21:27:19
On Sun, 23 Mar 2003, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
: > Yes, it is a problem. But this arise from GNU configure's convention
: > for Solaris system.
: FWIW, I like the idea of doing our own config.sub so that we get a clear
: distinction between machine/arch for each package, and explicitly use
: our definitions for each package.
The FSF config.sub (as of a pretty decent time ago) has pretty much all the
NetBSD defns already in place.
: I note that even on the supposed `base' archiceture there are still
Perl doesn't use config.sub (or autoconf). Try again. <g>
I've used "--host=sparc-sun-solaris2" for ages -- "solaris2" is, indeed, a
proper GNU canonical name for SunOS 5.x (for any "x"). bsd.pkg.mk should
adopt that name.
-- Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>