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Re: [patch ping] change linux-gnu* -> linux* in libtool files


Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
> Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org> writes:
> 
> > ok to commit to sourceware repo ?
> > 
> > upstream libtool changed libtool.m4 a while back to look for 'linux*)' instead 
> > of 'linux-gnu*)' ... ive also tweaked the ltconfig accordingly
> 
> Um, why?  The binutils and gdb are owned by and maintained on behalf
> of the FSF.  A few years ago the FSF requested that we go through and
> change linux* to linux-gnu*, in accordance with the their preferred
> name of GNU/Linux.  That's not to say that your patch is automatically
> rejected, but it certainly needs some motivation.

By now there are linux-gnu and linux-uclibc, a C library independent
check would need to match both.


Thiemo


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