Are there any precedents for this option?

If not, then I don't see the point. If you have to tell someone to send
you the output of uname, you may as well tell them to use uname -rms.
(I prefer uname -v personally.)

Tim


Eitan Adler wrote:
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> Personally I find that uname -rms to be the most useful set of uname
> flags (especially when providing support in a public setting).
>
> inspiration:
> http://groups.google.com/group/lucky...c44dad9f63f2bd
>
> Any comments on the following patch:
>
> - --- uname.c 2008-11-09 17:26:52.000000000 -0500
> +++ uname.old 2008-11-09 17:26:41.000000000 -0500
> @@ -88,11 +88,14 @@
> setup_get();
> flags = 0;
>
> - - while ((ch = getopt(argc, argv, "aimnprsv")) != -1)
> + while ((ch = getopt(argc, argv, "acimnprsv")) != -1)
> switch(ch) {
> case 'a':
> flags |= (MFLAG | NFLAG | RFLAG | SFLAG | VFLAG);
> break;
> + case 'c':
> + flags |= (RFLAG | MFLAG | SFLAG);
> + break;
> case 'i':
> flags |= IFLAG;
> break;
>
> - --
> Eitan Adler
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