Host name guidelines? (and more)
H. Peter Anvin
Tue Jul 16 22:11:00 GMT 2002
J. Johnston wrote:
> Upon further discussion here, it appears the machine-vendor-kernel-os format was done for
> linux for historical reasons and is not recommended.
> As far as the '+' character goes, it has never been used before and I though I can't say exactly
> what problems will occur, I wouldn't recommend it. One can combine the reactos and posix+ (posixplus) parts together to form the OS field (e.g.
> i386-pc-reactosposixplus). Newlib doesn't own the top level configuration files so my opinion is certainly not the final word on the subject. The
> files are taken from gcc. Thus, this topic should really be discussed on the gcc mailing lists as any new configuration would have to be approved by
> their maintainers.
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