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UNAME(3)		 BSD Library Functions Manual		      UNAME(3)

NAME
     uname -- get system identification

LIBRARY
     Standard C	Library	(libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/utsname.h>

     int
     uname(struct utsname *name);

DESCRIPTION
     The uname() function stores nul-terminated	strings	of information identi-
     fying the current system into the structure referenced by name.

     The utsname structure is defined in the <sys/utsname.h> header file, and
     contains the following members:

	   sysname	 Name of the operating system implementation.

	   nodename	 Network name of this machine.

	   release	 Release level of the operating	system.

	   version	 Version level of the operating	system.

	   machine	 Machine hardware platform.

RETURN VALUES
     If	uname is successful, 0 is returned, otherwise, -1 is returned and
     errno is set appropriately.

ERRORS
     The uname() function may fail and set errno for any of the	errors speci-
     fied for the library functions sysctl(3).

SEE ALSO
     uname(1), sysctl(3)

STANDARDS
     The uname() function conforms to ISO/IEC 9945-1:1990 ("POSIX.1").

HISTORY
     The uname function	first appeared in 4.4BSD.

BSD				March 30, 2011				   BSD

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