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# $EPIC: uname.txt,v 1.1.1.1 2006/07/11 04:57:43 jnelson Exp $

Synopsis:

$uname(<description>)

Technical:

This function returns system information about the machine on which EPIC is running, similar to the uname(2) system call.

Returns:

the string <description> parsed according to the following table:

Any instance of will be replaced with
%m The “machine” (architecture)
%n The “Node” (hostname)
%r The “Release” of the operating system
%s The “Name” of the operating system
%v The “Version” of the operating system
%a The logical value of “%s %n %r %v %m”
%% A single %

Examples:

$uname(This machine (%n) is a %m running %s %r)
in one case could return:
This machine (paradigm) is a i686 running Linux 2.2.0

uname.txt · Last modified: 2006/07/11 04:57 (external edit)