Subject: Re: Proposed change to GNU config.guess
To: Tech Toolchain - NetBSD <>
From: Andrew Cagney <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 12/10/1999 10:30:40
Ben Elliston wrote:
> > > 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.
> Oh.  On Linux, we get "[QZN]MAGIC" in the identification.  That's
> surprising--it almost seems like a failing on the part of /etc/magic.

Does it come in different colours ;-)

More seriously, what does the ``file'' from the above output on old
alpha and pmax platforms?