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Chris Adams cmadams at hiwaay.net
Sun Feb 6 02:05:22 UTC 2005

Once upon a time, Arjan van de Ven <arjanv at redhat.com> said:
> > coreutils-5.2.1-38
> > ------------------
> > * Fri Feb 04 2005 Tim Waugh <twaugh at redhat.com> 5.2.1-38
> > - Special case for ia32e in uname (bug #145266).
> this is wrong. Very wrong. 
> uname should report x86_64 for both AMD and Intel 64 bit x64 machines.
> The architecture is x86_64. No ifs or buts.

I'm not sure what the special case is, but the implementations are
somewhat different.  Why shouldn't that be like:

kosh:38:~$ uname -p
kosh:39:~$ uname -m
kosh:40:~$ uname -i

Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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