What's "unknown" about i386-unknown?
elrap at web.de
Tue Nov 20 13:44:55 PST 2007
Bill Moran schrieb:
> In response to "Dan Mahoney, System Admin" <danm at prime.gushi.org>:
>> Hey all.
>> I see i386-unknown as a build target all the time.
>> So my (possibly silly) question is: what's the unknown variable here? And
>> why isn't it?
> I seem to remember a conversation about this, and that the original
> spec for that string required a "physical location" after the architecture.
> I'm guessing that at the time it was very important to know which of
> the few physical machines did the job.
> If my memory is reliable, it's not that the information is "unknown", it's
> just that nobody cares any more, therefore nobody bothers to enter the
> physical location information.
Well, I actually have i386-portbld-7,0-BETA3.
How does that fit?
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