arch, machine - print architecture type
The arch and machine commands display the machine's architecture in
slightly different ways. arch by default displays the application architecture,
defined by both the operating system and the instruction set architecture,
while machine displays the kernel architecture
operating system part). Note that both commands output the
as opposed to uname(1) which describes the host.
This is useful
for dynamic discovery of the target architecture in build or
scripts needing to work in cross-compilation environments.
The options for arch are as follows:
-k Display the kernel architecture instead of application architecture.
-s Display the chosen architecture in a short form,
the operating system prefixed.
The options for machine are as follows:
-a Display the application architecture instead of the
OpenBSD 3.6 June 22, 1996
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