[RFC] Drop the Coreutils Uname patch

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Apr 24 00:11:17 PDT 2007


Robert Connolly wrote these words on 04/24/07 01:57 CST:
> On Tuesday April 24 2007 02:50, Randy McMurchy wrote:
>
>> What would it report without the patch?
> 
> The "pentium3" would become "unknown". The patch sets "uname -p".

Then -1 to Matt's proposal to remove the patch. Seems dumb to remove
a patch that provides a better end product. Why would we want to remove
a perfectly functional patch that provides a decent machine name instead
of "unknown"?

-- 
Randy

rmlscsi: [bogomips 1003.24] [GNU ld version 2.16.1] [gcc (GCC) 4.0.3]



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