help compiling bash static

Albert Wagner alwagner at
Mon Jan 6 03:10:29 PST 2003

On Monday 06 January 2003 5:12 pm, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> On January 5, 2003 02:27 pm, Albert Wagner wrote:
> > checking build system type... configure: error: cannot guess
> > build type; you must specify one
> This happens sometimes when the config.guess script can't determine
> what your system is. It can be a number of different things but the
> main reason is often that /usr/bin/cc doens't exist (which is
> usually a symlink to /usr/bin/gcc)

Thank you for your reply, Gerard.
Both /usr/bin/cc and /usr/bin/gcc exist.  Neither is a link but rather 
each is a real file.  LFS 3.3 is my host.  What else might cause 

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