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bin/53020: Enhancement: uname(1) should be able to read a kernel image file

>Number:         53020
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       teach uname(1) to read kernel image file
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Mon Feb 12 23:50:00 +0000 2018
>Originator:     Paul Goyette
>Release:        NetBSD 8.99.12
| Paul Goyette     | PGP Key fingerprint:     | E-mail addresses:          |
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| Kernel Developer | 0786 F758 55DE 53BA 7731 | pgoyette at netbsd dot org |
System: NetBSD 8.99.12 NetBSD 8.99.12 (SPEEDY 2018-02-12 00:00:12 UTC) #3: Mon Feb 12 06:57:12 UTC 2018 amd64
Architecture: x86_64
Machine: amd64
It would be useful for uname(1) to be able to extract the operating system
details from an arbitrary kernel image, via /dev/kmem grovelling, in
addition to being able to extract from the running OS via uname(3).


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