configure / compile issues

Mike South msouth at
Tue Jan 22 14:58:40 UTC 2008

On Jan 22, 2008 3:08 AM, K J <sanbat at> wrote:
> > Make sure you have your toolchain and that your CHOST is set correctly
> > (usually it is i686-pc-linux-gnu, try doing a export
> > CHOST="i686-pc-linux-gnu").
> >
> What is a toolchain?
> Also, I did a search on Google for changing the CHOST, but they all seem
> kinda convoluted and have huge warnings saying it might make the system
> unusable.  I'm on Fedora 7.  I will need to go through all the steps
> outlined here to make it work?

I don't think he was necessarily suggesting that you change it
permanently.  Just do

export CHOST="i686-pc-linux-gnu"

and then run your configure again, see if you get further.  This will
just set the variable for the life of that shell.  It will not do
anything permanent to anything else.



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