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Manual Reference Pages  -  UNAME (3)

NAME

uname - get system identification

CONTENTS

Library
Synopsis
Description
Return Values
Environment
Errors
See Also
Standards
History

LIBRARY


.Lb libc

SYNOPSIS


.In 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
.Vt utsname structure is defined in the
.In 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


.Rv -std uname

ENVIRONMENT

UNAME_s
  If the environment variable UNAME_s is set, it will override the sysname member.
UNAME_r
  If the environment variable UNAME_r is set, it will override the release member.
UNAME_v
  If the environment variable UNAME_v is set, it will override the version member.
UNAME_m
  If the environment variable UNAME_m is set, it will override the machine member.

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 -p1003.1-88.

HISTORY

The uname function first appeared in BSD 4.4 .
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