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Date:      Mon, 14 Jan 2008 12:11:07 +0100 (CET)
From:      Christian Baer <christian.baer@uni-dortmund.de>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Changing the output of uname -m or -p
Message-ID:  <fmfg0b$102j$1@nermal.rz1.convenimus.net>
References:  <fme51j$t4q$1@nermal.rz1.convenimus.net> <478AA6DE.2080905@FreeBSD.org>

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On Mon, 14 Jan 2008 01:03:42 +0100 Kris Kennaway wrote:

>> Can this even be done and if so how?
> See the manpage, and the UNAME_* variables.

One other thing: Will that change the way the system reacts in any way?
Apps should run normally (well, a browser may give a wrong plattform
information but that should be it). But what happens if you try to compile
something? Will a wrong plattform or CPU variable screw up what the
compiler spits out? Could be rather unhealthy if the compiler optimizes
code for a sun4u on an i386. :-)

Regards,
Chris



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