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 1992-2015 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

   This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is


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


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