Bug 31485 - uname -p reports unknown
Summary: uname -p reports unknown
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sh-utils   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Keywords: FutureFeature
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-03-12 11:55 UTC by Oliver Paukstadt
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:32 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-12 11:56:05 UTC
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Description Oliver Paukstadt 2001-03-12 11:55:58 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.76 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.1-ac8 i686)

refering to the man-Page:
-m, --machine  print the machine (hardware) type
-p, --processor print the host processor type
m prints the i686, p prints unknown.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. login in
2. uname -p
3. ;-)

Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-03-12 11:58:50 UTC
This is intentional. It's the same thing as the second part of the autoconf 
host type (usually i686-unknown-linux).
The -p distinction is used only on some very odd architectures.

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