Simon Marlow simonmar@microsoft.com
Mon, 9 Dec 2002 17:13:59 -0000

> > Keine Berechtigung =3D=3D No authorization (according to babel=20
> fish).  You
> > wouldn't perchance be trying to configure in a  tree you don't have
> > write access to, would you?
> Yes, since ownership changed I don't have write permission.=20
> But I could=20
> reproduce the original output below (because the same problem=20
> occurred=20
> when installing hugs). Oddly, other users here get "i686-pc-linu-gnu".

config.guess tries to compile a small C program to find out whether the
system is a.out or ELF, and which version of libc it has.

If you don't have write access to the source tree, how were you
intending to build the software?