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uname(3) [bsd man page]

UNAME(3)						     Library Functions Manual							  UNAME(3)

NAME
uname - get system identification SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/utsname.h> int uname(name) struct utsname *name DESCRIPTION
The uname function stores nul-terminated strings of information identifying the current system into the structure referenced by name. The utsname structure is defined in the <sys/utsname.h> header file, and contains the following members: sysname Name of the operating system implementation. nodename Network name of this machine. release Release level of the operating system. version Version level of the operating system. machine Machine hardware platform. RETURN VALUES
If uname is successful, 0 is returned, otherwise, -1 is returned and errno is set appropriately. ERRORS
The uname function may fail and set errno for any of the errors specified for the library functions sysctl(3). SEE ALSO
uname(1), sysctl(3) STANDARDS
The uname function conforms to IEEE Std1003.1-88 (``POSIX''). HISTORY
The uname function first appeared in 4.4BSD. 4th Berkeley Distribution February 4, 1995 UNAME(3)

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UNAME(3)						   BSD Library Functions Manual 						  UNAME(3)

NAME
uname -- get system identification LIBRARY
Standard C Library (libc, -lc) SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/utsname.h> int uname(struct utsname *name); DESCRIPTION
The uname() function stores nul-terminated strings of information identifying the current system into the structure referenced by name. The utsname structure is defined in the <sys/utsname.h> header file, and contains the following members: sysname Name of the operating system implementation. nodename Network name of this machine. release Release level of the operating system. version Version level of the operating system. machine Machine hardware platform. RETURN VALUES
The uname() function returns the value 0 if successful; otherwise the value -1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error. ERRORS
The uname() function may fail and set errno for any of the errors specified for the library functions sysctl(3). SEE ALSO
uname(1), sysctl(3) STANDARDS
The uname() function conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-1988 (``POSIX.1''). HISTORY
The uname() function first appeared in 4.4BSD. BSD
January 4, 1994 BSD

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