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Re: s390x vs. s390

On Jan 7, 2008 11:05 AM, Bastian Blank <waldi@debian.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 09:29:20AM +0100, Torsten Werner wrote:
> > one of our buildd reports s390x instead of s390 for 'uname -m'. Am I
> > correct that both architectures have a 32 bit userland and not 64 bit?
> Yes.


> The correct way to determine the debian architecture is
> dpkg-architecture, not uname.

But a software that is portable to many operating systems will
probably not use dpkg-architecture because it is a very special tool.

> Please use the Mail-Followup-To header to request that.

You are talking about the IETF draft that expired about 10 years ago?

> It is the architecture string of the Linux kernel on s/390,zSeries,System Z in
> 64 bit mode.

Thanks again.


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