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Re: is there a (cygwin?) method delivering the current version of windows?
On Mon, 24 Jan 2005, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 24, 2005 at 11:13:33AM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > 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'
> > > [snip]
> > Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't this require the Win32 bundle (or,
> > rather, the perl-libwin32 package) to be installed?
> Ok; you're wrong :)
That's hardly a correction... :-p
But I was, indeed, wrong. The real solution was to run
$ perl -mWin32 -wle'print for Win32::GetOSVersion'
otherwise Win32::GetOSVersion is interpreted as a bareword.
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