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       config.guess - guess the build system triplet


       config.guess [OPTION]


       The GNU build system distinguishes three types of machines, the `build'
       machine on which the compilers are run, the `host' machine on which the
       package  being  built  will  run,  and,  exclusively  when  you build a
       compiler, assembler etc., the `target' machine, for which the  compiler
       being built will produce code.

       This script will guess the type of the `build' machine.

       Output the configuration name of the system `config.guess' is run on.

   Operation modes:
       -h, --help
              print this help, then exit

       -t, --time-stamp
              print date of last modification, then exit

       -v, --version
              print version number, then exit


       config.guess  might  need  to  compile and run C code, hence it needs a
       compiler  for  the  `build'  machine:  use  the  environment   variable
       `CC_FOR_BUILD'  to  specify  the  compiler  for  the build machine.  If
       `CC_FOR_BUILD' is not specified, `CC' will be used.  Be sure to specify
       `CC_FOR_BUILD' is `CC' is a cross-compiler to the `host' machine.

         CC_FOR_BUILD    a native C compiler, defaults to `cc'
         CC               a  native  C  compiler,  the  previous  variable  is


       Report bugs and patches to <>.

       Originally written by Per Bothner.  Copyright  (C)  1992,  1993,  1994,
       1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006,
       2007, 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO  warranty;  not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR


       autoconf(1), automake(1), autoreconf(1), autoupdate(1),  autoheader(1),
       autoscan(1), config.guess(1), config.sub(1), ifnames(1), libtool(1).