Uname patch for ppc and coreutils 5.2.1
ken at kenmoffat.uklinux.net
Fri Sep 17 13:06:07 PDT 2004
On Fri, 17 Sep 2004, Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-09-17 at 19:32 +0100, Ken Moffat wrote:
> > On Fri, 17 Sep 2004, David Csercsics wrote:
> > [NON-Text Body part not included]
> > 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?
Sorry, I missed the earlier question. Ok, I've got cycles to burn.
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