[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] define _BSD_SOURCE for bktr.c
Sat Dec 27 11:26:47 CET 2008
On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 11:28:41PM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:
> > On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 06:58:55PM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> >> Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:
> >> > On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 11:02:55PM +0000, Jacob Meuser wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/man.cgi?query=arch
> >> >> http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/man.cgi?query=uname
> >> >
> >> > Executive summary: 'uname' outputs the host architecture, 'arch'
> >> > outputs the target architecture.
> >> What you just said makes no sense. Those commands always report
> >> characteristics of the machine on which they run; cross-compiling is
> >> irrelevant here.
> >> I think the answer is that the BSD uname reports the system type
> >> rather than the CPU architecture, e.g. pc instead of x86. The
> >> standard is sufficiently vague ("the name of the hardware type") that
> >> an implementation can get away with this, annoying though it may be.
> >> GNU coreutils includes an "arch" command documented as being
> >> equivalent to "uname -m".
> > FWIW, on my Debian system, 'arch' is part of the util-linux package.
> > However, for whatever reason, it's only present on the Debian stable
> > box, the Debian testing box no longer has it...
> What does it report, this "arch" of yours?
This is from a Debian stable box at the university:
diego at hutch:~$ arch
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