[linux-elitists] What other command lines besides uname let you know versions of things?...

Bill Bogstad bogstad at pobox.com
Wed Jul 31 08:24:49 PDT 2013


On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 9:56 AM, Don Saklad <dsaklad at gnu.org> wrote:
> What other command lines let you know versions of things?... besides uname

If the developer of your software used a compatible VCS (and made use
of the capability), the SCCS what or RCS ident commands can be
used to query a binary for version information.   Unfortunately, it
appears that most don't based on a scan of /bin & /usr/bin on a random
system.

Bill Bogstad


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