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Re: uname -p is broken

From: Bob Proulx
Subject: Re: uname -p is broken
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2002 19:58:47 -0700

> > Note that the -p option is not standard.  For portable applications
> > you should avoid using that option.  In fact the uname functionality

> Well as both -s and -p are present it would seem sensible that they 
> worked. If there is an issue with it not working why is it present in a 
> broken format and not corrected?

I have no idea.  It is probably a legacy of the code base.  I only
pointed out the non-portable nature of it so that you would not be
caught unawares.


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