More i686-pc-cygwin woes.

Parker, Ron
Thu Jun 8 11:15:00 GMT 2000

> I force this to occur by specifying the regular "correct" stuff in
> configure and using a line like this for the 'make install':
>         make tooldir=/usr install
> This causes cygwin to avoid using i686-pc-cygwin directory.

Would it be better if we had our own version of autoconf that when it was
dealing with a cygwin target set tooldir appropriately?  And yes I am

We could then autoconf the packages that referred to this directory and
release a new tar ball and source for those packages.  Also if a user had
complained of a third-party package that was errantly placing files in
/usr/i686-pc-cygwin, we could direct him to:

	./configure --prefix=/usr i686-pc-cygwin
	make install

Which isn't that abnormal anyway.

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