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On Sat, Nov 09, 2002 at 03:33:12PM +0100, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
> > fenric 23% ./config.sub x86_64
> > x86_64-pc-none
> > fenric 24% ./config.sub x86_64-linux
> > x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
> > fenric 25%
The "unknown"s bother me. Are they meant to be interpreted as wildcards, or
are they signs that not enough information was available?
(4 of the 5 baseline symbols in config/abi are for "unknown"s)
I would therefore like to posit that computing's central challenge, viz. "How
not to make a mess of it," has /not/ been met.
- Edsger Dijkstra, 1930-2002