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Re: How to identify "running on a Hurd system"?

Budi Rahardjo, on sam. 26 août 2017 12:19:57 +0700, wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 25, 2017 at 6:38 PM, Narcis Garcia <[1]informatica@actiu.net>
> wrote:
>     ...
>     $ uname -s
>     Should not return "GNU"
> ...
> +1 from me :)
> $ uname -s
> GNU/Hurd
> would be a better choice. for me, at least.

As Richard reminded, it has been "GNU" for so long, that so many program
depend on that value now, so it's not to change, it's not a question of

And really, GNU/Hurd *is* the GNU system, there's nothing to be more
precise. Think of it as "GNU/Foo" is a hybrid system, mixing GNU with
other non-GNU OS. GNU/Hurd is not a mix.


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