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bug #63591: BUILD FAIL: configure cannot guess build type

Submitter:  sterprim
Submitted:  Fri 30 Dec 2022 12:22:48 PM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
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Fri 30 Dec 2022 12:22:48 PM UTC, original submission:  

The config.guess file contains in the source code is too old that fail to build on latest architecture, such as RISC-V. This can be fixed by generating new tarball by latest autotools.

checking build system type... ./config.guess: unable to guess system type

This script, last modified 2012-02-10, has failed to recognize
the operating system you are using. It is advised that you
download the most up to date version of the config scripts from


If the version you run (./config.guess) is already up to date, please
send the following data and any information you think might be
pertinent to <config-patches@gnu.org> in order to provide the needed
information to handle your system.

config.guess timestamp = 2012-02-10

uname -m = riscv64
uname -r = 6.0.12-arch1-1
uname -s = Linux
uname -v = #1 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Thu, 08 Dec 2022 11:03:38 +0000

/usr/bin/uname -p = unknown
/bin/uname -X     =

hostinfo               =
/bin/universe          =
/usr/bin/arch -k       =
/bin/arch              =
/usr/bin/oslevel       =
/usr/convex/getsysinfo =

UNAME_RELEASE = 6.0.12-arch1-1
UNAME_VERSION = #1 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Thu, 08 Dec 2022 11:03:38 +0000
configure: error: cannot guess build type; you must specify one



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