[Bug 828] Coreutils uname patch doesn't fix arch bug

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Tue May 11 22:00:04 PDT 2004


jeremy at linuxfromscratch.org changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|UNCONFIRMED                 |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX

------- Additional Comments From jeremy at linuxfromscratch.org  2004-05-11 23:00 -------
Getting proper output for uname is VERY difficult on x86 architecture.

Technically, the proper output for uname -i should ALWAYS be i386, because
that's the architecture all x86 processors are....so the proper output for
your thinkpad is:

Linux jaguar 2.4.26 #8 Wed Apr 28 19:46:13 BST 2004 i686 pentium3 i386 

Achieving totally proper output is difficult at best, and really should be handled
upstream by the coreutils maintainers.  Our patch does about the best we can do.

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