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I'm trying to install some software from the command line. There is a file called "config.sub". Am I supposed to use this for something?

I haven't been able yet to find out by searching online what this file is supposed to do. I think part of the deal is I don't know how to ask the question correctly.

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config.sub is one of files generated by autoconf. Autoconf documentations states that it converts system aliases into full canonical names.

In short - you don't have to worry about it unless you're autoconf developer.

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I can take that! Thanks! – Scott Jan 20 '11 at 22:36

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