Problem installing Yaws was: Re: Problem installing Erlang on Gentoo

Jimmie Houchin <>
Fri Mar 12 13:19:04 CET 2004


Stefan Nickl wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Mar 2004, Jimmie Houchin wrote:
> 
>>It is working. Glad is was so simple to solve.
>>Now to the next problem. It creates problems with Yaws.
>>
>>I get this error with Yaws due to this issue.
>>
>>
>>./configure --prefix=/usr/local
>>checking host system type... Invalid configuration
>>`x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu': machine `x86_64-unknown' not recognized
> 
> 
> Hm, I'm not an autoconf/automake guru, but the problem seems
> to be that the config.sub (which does platform detection)
> which comes with yaws (I'm looking at cvs here) does not know
> about x86_64.
> 
> What I find a bit strange is that even the config.sub in
> my /usr/share/automake-1.4 mentions x86_64...
> 
> Maybe it helps to do something like
> cp /usr/share/automake-1.8/config.sub <yaws-dir>
> ./configure && make

Hello Stefan.

When your good, your good. :)

I did as you said. It work and is working.

Thanks.

Jimmie Houchin



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