Subject: Re: MACHINE_ARCH on mips
To: None <port-mips@NetBSD.ORG, tech-toolchain@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Michael L. Hitch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/25/1998 10:57:56
On Jul 25, 12:50pm, Todd Vierling wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Jul 1998, Todd Vierling wrote:
> : : >MACHINE_ARCH SHOULD SPECIFY A COMPATIBLE SET OF BINARIES, AND IS DOCUMENTED
> : : >TO DO SO. That's a far more long-standing promise than the mips platforms
> : : >have even existed.
I'm curious as to where this is documented.
> Oh, and can someone run `uname -m' on an ULTRIX, OSF/1, and Digital UNIX box
> on a mips processor and verify what it prints? Also, if anyone can verify
> the output of `uname -m' on NeWS stations running NeWS-OS (I believe they
> have `uname')?
Ultrix 4.3 on a DECstation: "RISC"
Digital UNIX only runs on Alphas as far as I know, and so returns "alpha".
Michael L. Hitch email@example.com
Information Technology Center
Montana State University Bozeman, MT USA