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.\" @(#)uname.3 8.1 (Berkeley) 1/4/94
.Dd January 4, 1994
.Dt UNAME 3
.Nd get system identification
.Fd #include \*[Lt]sys/utsname.h\*[Gt]
.Fn uname "struct utsname *name"
function stores nul-terminated strings of information identifying
the current system into the structure referenced by
.Fa name .
structure is defined in the
header file, and contains the following members:
.Bl -tag -width nodenameXXXX -offset indent
Name of the operating system implementation.
Network name of this machine.
Release level of the operating system.
Version level of the operating system.
Machine hardware platform.
.Sh RETURN VALUES
is successful, 0 is returned, otherwise, \-1 is returned and
is set appropriately.
function may fail and set
for any of the errors specified for the library functions
.Xr sysctl 3 .
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr uname 1 ,
.Xr sysctl 3
function conforms to
.St -p1003.1-90 .
function first appeared in
.Bx 4.4 .