reason for uname -p,-i returning "unkown"?

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Jun 6 15:55:00 GMT 2005

On Jun  6 08:15, Hans Horn wrote:
> Is there a particular reason for uname -p and uname -i returning "unknown"?
> Looks like as if the info that should be returned is in /proc/cpuinfo:
> 'vendor_id' --> uname -i
> 'model name' --> uname -p

Cygwin doesn't provide the system interfaces called by uname for this

Hmm, I just found that Cygwin prints "amd64" as machine while Linux
prints x86_64.  Is it worth to change this?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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