Can't configure -- SuSE 6.2

Robert C. Paulsen, Jr. paulsen at
Mon Sep 13 08:28:29 CEST 1999

Werner Koch wrote:
> "Robert C. Paulsen, Jr." <paulsen at> writes:
> > checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... no
> > checking host system type... configure: error: can not guess host type; you must specify one
> There is something really broken.  Maybe SuSE renamed it from linux to
> SuSE :-)
> > There is no 'config.sub' so I'm stuck. Any ideas?
> scripts/config.sub

The mistake I made was not having a proper "cc" program. I installed
gcc 2.95.1 and forgot to put in a "cc" link to gcc. I should have
known this right away since this is the second time I have done this!

Robert Paulsen               

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