config.sub: missing argument

doc doc256 at
Sun Mar 10 23:10:46 PST 2002

The output of config.guess was:
I have cleared CFLAGS and CXXFLAGS as per your instructions. I was only
using them as a last resort.

I may have done something wrong in chapter five, but will i have to do it
all over again to find out what?

Again, thank you for your time.

-----Original Message-----
From: Gerard Beekmans <gerard at>
To: lfs-support at <lfs-support at>
Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 4:59 PM
Subject: Re: config.sub: missing argument

>On Mon, Mar 11, 2002 at 03:21:12PM +1100, doc wrote:
>> When trying to build glibc after chroot'ing to new LFS environment, I get
>> this error:
>> Checking host system type... config.sub: missing argument
>Before we go on, be 100% that there are no variables set like CFLAGS or
>CXXFLAGS. Next, don't pass any options to configure like --host=something -
>this'll just make it harder to debug.
>Now, remove the glibc-build directory so we're also 100% there is no old
>configuration lying around and re-create glibc-build and cd into it.
>Now run this:
> ../glibc-2.2.5/scripts/config.guess
>What is the output?
>Gerard Beekmans

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