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posix_uname — Get system name


array posix_uname ( void )

Gets information about the system.

Posix requires that assumptions must not be made about the format of the values, e.g. the assumption that a release may contain three digits or anything else returned by this function.

Return Values

Returns a hash of strings with information about the system. The indices of the hash are

domainname is a GNU extension and not part of POSIX.1, so this field is only available on GNU systems or when using the GNU libc.


Example#1 Example use of posix_uname()


The above example will output something similar to:

Array ( [sysname] => Linux [nodename] => funbox [release] => 2.6.20-15-server [version] => #2 SMP Sun Apr 15 07:41:34 UTC 2007 [machine] => i686 )

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