This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
Re: is there a (cygwin?) method delivering the current version of windows?
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes <sthoenna at efn dot org>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2005 11:13:33 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: is there a (cygwin?) method delivering the current version of windows?
- References: <41F4B046.firstname.lastname@example.org> <20050124111208.GA3244@efn.org>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Mon, 24 Jan 2005, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 24, 2005 at 09:22:30AM +0100, H. Henning Schmidt wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I am looking for a method available to my cygwin'ed C-program that
> > delivers the current version of windows that my program is running on.
> > E.g. "WinXp, SP1", or "Win98 ..." (... you get the idea ...) either in
> > textual or numerically encoded form.
> > Any hint is appreciated. Thanks,
> > ;Henning
> There's probably a much easier way, but:
> $ perl -wle'print for Win32::GetOSVersion'
Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't this require the Win32 bundle (or,
rather, the perl-libwin32 package) to be installed?
|\ _,,,---,,_ email@example.com
ZZZzz /,`.-'`' -. ;-;;,_ firstname.lastname@example.org
|,4- ) )-,_. ,\ ( `'-' Igor Pechtchanski, Ph.D.
'---''(_/--' `-'\_) fL a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-. Meow!
"The Sun will pass between the Earth and the Moon tonight for a total
Lunar eclipse..." -- WCBS Radio Newsbrief, Oct 27 2004, 12:01 pm EDT
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html