Patch configure

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Nov 20 20:13:31 PST 2000


On November 20, 2000 10:40 pm, you wrote:
> The configure script for Patch is asking for the host type. After
> reading autoconf docs and the output of --help I'm guessing that it is
> the processor type. That is the one variable uname -a returns unknown.
> The machine is a 686 so do I use --host=m686 or --host=PPro or am I
> completely off here?
> TIA

it should detect the host itself. If not, something is most likely wrong with 
the compiler setup. Check the config.log file in the patch directory. The 
last few lines probably contain errors. 

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