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Re: Configure problem


> On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 07:43:46PM -0700, Jim Wilson wrote:
> > Zdenek Dvorak wrote:
> > >pwd: /abuild/gcc-test/gcc/objdir/x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu/libobjc
> > >Running configure in multilib subdir 32
> > >pwd: /abuild/gcc-test/gcc/objdir/x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
> > >configure: loading cache ./config.cache
> > >configure: error: `target_alias' was not set in the previous run
> > 
> > I can reproduce this even without multilibs on x86-linux
> >   cvs update
> >   mkdir objdir
> >   cd objdir
> >   ../configure
> >   make
> >   touch ../gcc/libobjc/
> >   make
> How?  When I do this, config.status is rerun, but configure isn't. 
> Both rules which change or rerun configure remove config.cache, and
> have since the first import of libobjc.  So I can't reproduce this in
> libobjc by touching configure either.

on x86 this does not work for me, either.  On x86_64, this worked for

> This patch fixes the only ways I could reliably reproduce this error.
> The definitions of host_alias and target_alias are a little strange
> looking, but match what is done by host=target=build for
> build modules, host=host, target=target for host modules, host=target
> for target modules.

I will check whether the patch fixes my problem.  Thanks a lot for your


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