uname.sysname follow-up

Ernest Hua ernest at pegasus.dsg.tandem.com
Thu Mar 14 08:25:22 AEST 1991

Submitted-by: ernest at pegasus.dsg.tandem.com (Ernest Hua)


What kind of commitment will vendors have to the strict definition of uname?
Will there be a stricter, more precise definition of uname in future 1003.1
versions?  It looks like trying to identify the OS + Hardware is hell no matter
who you talk to.

Ernest Hua, Associate Design Engineer                         ernest at tandem.com
Tandem Computers, 19333 Vallco Parkway, Cupertino, CA  95014       408-285-5580

Volume-Number: Volume 23, Number 13

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