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UNAME(2)							System Calls Manual							  UNAME(2)

uname - get system info SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/utsname.h> int uname(struct utsname *name) DESCRIPTION
Uname() fills a struct utsname with system information. This structure is described in <sys/utsname.h> as follows: struct utsname { char sysname[15+1]; /* System name */ char nodename[255+1]; /* Node/Network name */ char release[11+1]; /* O.S. release */ char version[7+1]; /* O.S. version */ char machine[11+1]; /* Machine hardware */ char arch[11+1]; /* Architecture */ }; The strings are always null terminated, and may be of a different length then shown here. The first five are required by POSIX, the last is Minix specific. SEE ALSO
uname(1). AUTHOR
Kees J. Bot ( UNAME(2)

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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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