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Re: [MiNT] uname (conclusion)

On Mon, 8 Feb 1999, Guido Flohr wrote:

> > Agreed, only I think we should *always* report 'FreeMiNT' - IMHO, it makes
> > no sense that the uname outputs varies when I boot a different kernel -
> > after all, the purpose is to identify the whole system, and not the kernel.
> > The full kernel details can be reported using 'uname -v'.
> But a 1.11 kernel is not a FreeMiNT kernel.  It is a MiNT kernel.

Precisely why I think we should keep "MiNT" for uname, to keep things
simple and not break expected behavior from previous kernels.

  Martin-Eric Racine * http://www.pp.fishpool.com/~q-funk/M-E/
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