[erlang-bugs] Build fix for some architectures: x86_64 e.g. [resent]

Rickard Green <>
Fri Dec 14 16:08:00 CET 2007


We'll include the 'export TARGET' as well.

BR,
Rickard Green, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB.

Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> Rickard Green writes:
>  > We will make sure that all applications use the same versions of 
>  > config.{guess,sub} in R12B-1.
>  > 
>  > Christian: As I understand it, this will solve your problem. Am I right 
>  > or wrong?
> 
> I can't answer the gentoo issues, but I think you should also
> include the patch to export TARGET so the user can override it.
> Even if all components use the same config.{guess,sub}, that
> one will not set up correct vendor strings for environments
> that upstream libtool doesn't know about.
> 
> (And yes, I have one such environment right here, on my ARM boxes.)
> 
> /Mikael
> 

Sergei Golovan wrote:
 > On 12/14/07, Rickard Green <> wrote:
 >> We will make sure that all applications use the same versions of
 >> config.{guess,sub} in R12B-1.
 >>
 >> Christian: As I understand it, this will solve your problem. Am I right
 >> or wrong?
 >
 > In fact, it won't (as fas as I understand). Christian explicitly
 > supplies --host argument when builds OTP. But this --host isn't
 > propagated somwhere deeper where a guess from config.guess is used.
 >
 >> I googled a bit for new config.{guess,sub} files to use, and think that
 >> we will use the ones part of the latest stable libtool. Anyone objects?
 >
 > I think it's reasonable.
 >



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