config.guess location

Matthew Burgess matthew at
Sat Mar 6 07:48:46 PST 2010

Bondrake wrote:
> Hello,
> I noticed in section 5.2 that it recommends you to unpack the binutils 
> sources and run config.guess and had an issue with this.  I was using 
> Finnix 93 (debian-based, uses packages from debian testing) as a host 
> and had ensured that the prerequisite packages were installed.  I had 
> installed binutils-dev, but the package did not include a config.guess.  

By "Unpack the Binutils sources and run the script: ./config.guess  and 
note the output" we literally do mean to unpack the Binutils source 
tarball that was downloaded in chapter 3, i.e. binutils-2.20.tar.gz.



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