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Re: How to check for a GNU userland

From: Michael Goetze
Subject: Re: How to check for a GNU userland
Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2002 07:48:50 -0800 (PST)

--- Tobias Rundström <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Sun, 2002-01-27 at 03:29, address@hidden wrote:
> > Agreed. It probably was for System V, which different vendors customized.
> > Hardware vendors don't customize Linux, distributors do.
> >
> > However, that raises an interesting question: should uname be changed?
> Linux darkness 2.4.14 #3 Mon Nov 26 13:37:56 CET 2001 i686 debian
> ?
> That would be great, much more usefull than the unknown.
> but it will probably break something, won't it?

Maybe someone should just try it out. Compile a new uname and all that stuff
which returns debian as the vendor and see whether anything breaks. If it does,
fix it, because it shouldn't. :)

- Michael

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