Hello there, to work around a few portability issues in a test suite of a Debian package, I need to know which platform (Linux/Hurd/kFreeBSD) I'm currently running on. This is a shell script, however `dpkg-architecture -qDEB_HOST_ARCH_OS` isn't quite an option: For obvious reasons I'd like to upstream the change, and dpkg* isn't available everywhere. The portable approach was probably examining `uname -s` but appearently on Hurd this returns just "GNU" - at least on the Hurd porter box exodor -, and that's a bit vague. Any suggestions for a sane approach? As a last resort I might create a very short C program that prints an identification string based on the constants as listed in https://sourceforge.net/p/predef/wiki/OperatingSystems/ but this feels like a dirty workaround. Christoph PS: Please Cc me in replies, I'm not subscribed to the hurd list.  As far as I can tell, this string is provided by the kernel via the uname syscall. On Hurd, I'd change that to something like "GNU/Hurd" since on kFreeBSD this yields "GNU/kFreeBSD". Take this as a kernel feature request.
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