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From br...@hyperreal.org
Subject cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/helpers GuessOS
Date Mon, 08 Jun 1998 17:04:04 GMT
brian       98/06/08 10:04:03

  Modified:    src/helpers GuessOS
  Log:
  Based on private mail with Bill.Houle@SanDiegoCA.NCR.COM (Bill Houle),
  where he said (quoting me)
  
  On Jun 7, 11:52am, Brian Behlendorf wrote:
  } >I can't see why you'd ever want $MACHINE to be variable since
  } >all NCR boxes are generic SVR4. I don't see why you couldn't
  } >just move the 'library' test to the list of i486-ncr-sysv4
  } >above....
  }
  } Hmm, true.  Or at least move them next to each other so it's obvious.  I
  } don't want to break something if there's a reason they're separate like that.
  }
  } >PS: Should I be anal-retentive and point out that most systems
  } >these days are Pentium based rather than 486, or is 'i486' simply
  } >a convention with no real CPU significance? 'intel' might be a
  } >better (more generic) designation, and I'm sure this applies to
  } >non-NCR systems as well.
  }
  } I don't think it has any significance in the code - what does "uname -m"
  } result in on your systems?
  
  You ready for a good laugh? On the machine I am on this moment,
  it returns '3435'. On the machine I compiled Apache on Fri night,
  it returned '5648'. NCR MP-RAS stupidly reports the *model number*
  of the machine it is running on; ditto for `arch`. Thus, `uname -m`
  is going to be all over the map depending on the class of box.
  
  That is why I said all NCR tests -- including the "library" test --
  should probably result in "i486" rather than the machine 'type'(sic).
  Or, better yet, "intel" if there's no significance to 'i486' other
  than as a generic x86 label.
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.40      +2 -6      apache-1.3/src/helpers/GuessOS
  
  Index: GuessOS
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /export/home/cvs/apache-1.3/src/helpers/GuessOS,v
  retrieving revision 1.39
  retrieving revision 1.40
  diff -u -r1.39 -r1.40
  --- GuessOS	1998/06/07 18:44:22	1.39
  +++ GuessOS	1998/06/08 17:04:02	1.40
  @@ -189,12 +189,8 @@
   	echo "${MACHINE}-whatever-sysv4"; exit 0
   	;;
   
  -    *:4.0:3.0:[345][0-9]?? | *:4.0:3.0:3[34]??[/,]*)
  -	echo "i486-ncr-sysv4"; exit 0
  -	;;
  -
  -    library:*)
  -	echo "${MACHINE}-ncr-sysv4"; exit 0
  +    *:4.0:3.0:[345][0-9]?? | *:4.0:3.0:3[34]??[/,]* | library:*)
  +	echo "intel-ncr-sysv4"; exit 0
   	;;
   
       ULTRIX:*)
  
  
  

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