Re: system calls, like uname
> Forgive me if I am out of line here, but is there anyone who can speak
> from an inside prespective of both kernel development with an inside
> understanding on the LSB as well that can comment on this? Like, is
> Alan Cox or someone lurking on this list, and could they comment?
The kernel provides uname data to glibc. What glibc provides to the user
is up to it, but common sense would suggest the same data.
glibc also provides sysconf() for querying system properties.