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Re: Why does 'configure' look for localhost-g++ ???

From: Dr. David Kirkby
Subject: Re: Why does 'configure' look for localhost-g++ ???
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2003 22:14:05 +0100

Warren Young wrote:
> Dr. David Kirkby wrote:
> >>So don't use --host at all.
> >
> > It was suggested to me by Robert Collins, that's why I did it.
> In his comment above, he told you to read the docs so you would realize
> that --host is not used for telling it the hostname of the machine you
> wish to compile the program on.
> > So why does it now work?
> Nevermind why it accidentally works when building on other machines.
> Drop the --host and it should continue working on them, and also on
> localhost.

Sorry, I confused matters there by saying "So why does it now work?".
It does *NOT* work on the local host!!! (Quite what I had it mind when
I said that I don't know).

It works fine on every remote host, but not on local host. 

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