[RFC] Drop the Coreutils Uname patch

Robert Connolly robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Apr 23 23:57:10 PDT 2007


On Tuesday April 24 2007 02:50, Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Matthew Burgess wrote these words on 04/20/07 16:55 CST:
> > Given that all 3 books use different patches, it serves a purely cosmetic
> > purpose (as far as I know), and upstream will not entertain the patch at
> > all in its current form, I'd like to drop it.
> >
> > Thoughts, comments?
>
> On the computer I'm typing this message on, 'uname -a' reports this:
>
> Linux rmlscsi 2.6.14.3 #1 PREEMPT Sat Mar 25 07:47:39 CST 2006 i686
> pentium3 i386 GNU/Linux
>
> What would it report without the patch?

The "pentium3" would become "unknown". The patch sets "uname -p".

robert
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