CFA: support Windows 8 in /usr/lib/csih/winProductName.exe

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Feb 6 11:30:00 GMT 2012

On Feb  5 16:40, Charles Wilson wrote:
> Call for assistance: can somebody with access to Windows 8 provide
> an appropriate tested patch so that winProductName can recognize
> Windows 8 (various flavors, including Windows Server 8)?
> Getting the System Version
> has not been updated yet.  Rumor suggests GetVersionEx will return
> "6.2" for Windows 8, but information about distinguishing the
> various flavors is...not easily found?

6.2 is correct.  Have a look into dump_sysinfo() in utils/
It's updated to the latest known state when the W8 test release became


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