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Re: 32-bit uname with 64-bit kernel

Tuco <tuco.xyz@gmail.com> (05/08/2010):
> I found this problem when running uname inside a 32-bit chroot,
> 'uname -m' prints amd64!

Just as a remark, usually on Linux, one is supposed to specify an
appropriate personality. That can be achieved through “linux32 chroot

> This often breaks configure scripts and build systems.

Relying on uname's output is buggy. People shouldn't do that.


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