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Re: Crosstool NG on Cygwin(WinXP): ARM922T, GCC 4.3.2, uClibc0.9.30

Hello Carl!
Hello All!

On Monday 17 November 2008 23:06:21 Carl Miller wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 07:34:07PM +0100, Yann E. MORIN wrote:
> > Unfortunately, that breaks the *-cygwin tuples, that *are* 3-part tuples, and
> > don't have a vendor part. config.sub does not recognise those tuples as valid
> > *-cygwin tuples. Sad, but true.
> And I'd agree with it.  In a four-tuple, the third position denotes OS
> kernel, and the fourth position denotes OS environment or C library.
> "pc" is clearly not an OS kernel.
> I'd argue that "i686-pc-cygwin" does indeed have a vendor already.
> It's "pc".  What it doesn't have is an OS kernel.  Which can be uniquely
> inferred from the OS environment of "cygwin".

Which leaves us no choice but to have the mangling done on a
per-{build,host}-OS basis, and not as a generic rule.

Thank you, Carl, for this explanation!

Yann E. MORIN.

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