Mail Archives: cygwin-developers/1998/10/25/22:01:55
On Sun, Oct 25, 1998 at 09:01:01PM -0800, Ron Parker wrote:
>I have two questions.
>1) Why was the output of uname for the system name changed from
>CYGWIN32_(OS) to "CYGWIN (OS)/(VERSION)"?
>2) Could the space be removed?
>This breaks some programs and configure scripts which are not prepared
>to deal with spaces in uname's output. RPM for example.
>I realize RPM should be changed, however RCS and CVS still do not
>support spaces in the user's name either. Spaces are not traditionally
>used in UNIXish systems.
I've changed this to CYGWIN-OS/VERSION. We are changing the name of the
product from CYGWIN32 to CYGWIN so this change is permanent.
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