compile question

Michael Wahlbrink miw at
Sun Mar 3 11:10:33 PST 2002

On 03.03.2002 20:06:37 "D.Vaartjes" wrote:
>Hello u all,
>When making packages such as bash, binutils enz. i see entrys like:
>-DCONF_HOSTTYPE='"i586"' -DCONF_OSTYPE='"linux-gnu"'
>But i have an i386 system, is this normal ans can this couse any errors

You have really an old i386 or a newer pentium which will be recognized as
i586. What does a uname -m says?? This reports the mashine type and AFAIK
the compiler referres to this output......

>Al my env vars are pointing to i386.
>I hope someone can help me.
>best regards david from holland


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