Re: [htdig] what does --host in configure do?

Subject: Re: [htdig] what does --host in configure do?
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Thu Jan 04 2001 - 10:35:35 PST

On Thu, 4 Jan 2001, Gilles Detillieux wrote:

> According to Foskett Roger:
> > Hi, according to this post,
> >
> > using ./configure --host=POSIX.2 sorts out a compile problem I am having on
> > HPUX11.
> >
> > However, configure complains that 'POSIX.2' is invalid when used. Can
> > anyone please tell me what options can be specified for '--host' as I have
> > been unable to find anything explaining it

Sorry, somehow I missed the original question. The explanation is:

I don't know which switches POSIX.2 would set (if it does anything), but I
can't imagine it would do much that CFLAGS and CXXFLAGS shouldn't do
anyway. Configure is complaining because it's definitely *not* a standard

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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