What's "unknown" about i386-unknown?
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Tue Nov 20 13:48:04 PST 2007
In response to Tino Engel <elrap at web.de>:
> 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?
Don't know. It's entirely possible that I'm remembering wrong.
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