Subject: Re: Proposed change to GNU config.guess
To: Ben Elliston <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 12/25/1999 22:55:28
On Wed, 8 Dec 1999, 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]

I certainly hope that file(1) will not be used in the patch.  That's far
from platform-independent (see cross-compiling...).

-- Todd Vierling (