Subject: Re: Proposed change to GNU config.guess
To: Ben Elliston <>
From: Andrew Cagney <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 12/09/1999 23:12:26
Ben Elliston wrote:

> > PS: If people know of a reliable way of identifying either an a.out or
> > COFF NetBSD platform then please let me know.  I'll then revise the
> > patch to include that information.
> echo "int x;" > foo.c; cc -c foo.c -o foo.o && file foo.o; rm foo.[co]

Unfortunatly it only provides a positive identification of COFF/ECOFF. 
If it isn't one of them then it is probably a.out.  Hmm, only a.out adds
the ``_'' prefix right?