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

Christopher Faylor
Mon Jun 6 16:03:00 GMT 2005

On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 05:55:27PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>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?

I think so, yes.


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