Karl M. Hegbloom writes:
I would like if I could say `configure i386-linux', rather than
`configure i386-debian-linux'. Here's why (one paragraph at top of
This makes no sense to me. Including the vendor type does nothing
prevent applications from wildcarding matches against that field.
Changing the string from three components to two will break code.
If you want to type less, just type 'configure' and leave off
the other stuff.