[parisc-linux] Compiling source packages

John David Anglin dave@hiauly1.hia.nrc.ca
Thu, 28 Feb 2002 13:13:36 -0500 (EST)

> checking host system type... Invalid configuration
> 'parisc-unknown-linux-gnu': machine 'parisc-unknown' not recognized

Some source packages have old versions of the file config.guess which
can cause this type of problem.  When you configure, use "--host=hppa-linux".
More package recognize this.  If this doesn't work, you can replace
config.guess with a newer version (e.g., from gcc) and hope this works.

J. David Anglin                                  dave.anglin@nrc.ca
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