Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1267834
config.guess doesn't recognize ppc64le
Last modified: 2018-01-29 13:04:25 EST
Description of problem:
config.guess doesn't recognize ppc64le.
The environment-modules package uses the script when running its test suite. Bundling the script or turning off the tests is *not* a solution.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
/usr/share/dejagnu/libexec/config.guess: unable to guess system type
This script, last modified 2012-12-29, 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 (/usr/share/dejagnu/libexec/config.guess) is already up to date, please
send the following data and any information you think might be
pertinent to <firstname.lastname@example.org> in order to provide the needed
information to handle your system.
config.guess timestamp = 2012-12-29
uname -m = ppc64le
uname -r = 3.10.0-320.el7.ppc64le
uname -s = Linux
uname -v = #1 SMP Mon Sep 28 08:12:29 EDT 2015
/usr/bin/uname -p = ppc64le
/bin/uname -X =
/usr/bin/arch -k =
/bin/arch = ppc64le
UNAME_MACHINE = ppc64le
UNAME_RELEASE = 3.10.0-320.el7.ppc64le
UNAME_SYSTEM = Linux
UNAME_VERSION = #1 SMP Mon Sep 28 08:12:29 EDT 2015
The architecture is recognized.
New versions of config.guess work correctly.
Created attachment 1149458 [details]
Patch backported from upstream
I've backported upstream patch thet solves this issue.
*** Bug 1368532 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***