Uname patch for ppc and coreutils 5.2.1

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Sep 17 11:34:00 PDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-09-17 at 19:32 +0100, Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Sep 2004, David Csercsics wrote:
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> Hmm, a patch without any apparent explanation of what it fixes, and sent
> to -dev instead of patches so it *must* be important.  Care to explain
> what it does ?
>   A quick glance suggests it's going to output 'ppc' for some
> combination of flags.  Is 5.2.1 really so broken that it doesn't show
> ppc ? [ my ppc is running its sandbox at the moment, so I can't do a
> quick check against it ].
> Ken

Ken, this was in response to my question earlier about a uname patch for
ppc - In coreutils-5.2.1 uname -p always returns unknown.  There is a
patch for x86, but nothing for ppc.  This patch seems to fix that issue
for ppc.  Mind testing it out too?

Jeremy Huntwork

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