[svlug] Solaris - Changing the version number reported by uname -r

Seth David Schoen schoen at loyalty.org
Sat Nov 3 18:50:02 PST 2001


Cameron Palmer writes:

> If you run uname -r on solaris 8 it returns 5.8. Anyone know what needs
> to be altered to make it return 5.7? I need to install a program that
> checks revision number and should run fine but cam out before 8 was
> released.

#!/bin/sh

if [ "$@" = "-r" ]
then
	echo "5.7"
else
	exec real-uname "$@"
fi

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