Re: dbootstrap broken on mips and mipsel
On Tue, Dec 11, 2001 at 10:16:09AM +0100, Guido Guenther wrote:
> Please don't. Let's talk Ralf into readding these things to
> /proc/cpuinfo again. This is 2.4 - so supposed to be *stable*. I'm happy if
> these things move to other locations for 2.5(maybe even adding proper
> subarch(e.g. ip22), vendor(e.g. SGI), and model(Indigo2) fields to ease
> up parsing), but *please* not for 2.4. I've not looked at 2.4.16 myself
> yet but (re)moving this kind of information is not a good idea at this
> point IMHO.
The breakage by the removal was quite surprisingly large, so I just
commited a patch to add this information back to /proc/cpuinfo into
CVS. Though I guess this should actually be informatin that should
actually be returned by uname(2) ...