Machine() function not showing Mac?

Frank Leahy frank at
Tue Feb 22 11:54:03 EST 2005

The machine() function is certainly a call into the Mac Toolbox, and if 
that doesn't have an entry for your machine, then it returns "unknown". 
  RunRev can't do any better than that.

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On Feb 21, 2005, at 1:04 AM, use-revolution-request at 

> From: Dar Scott <dsc at>
> Subject: Re: Machine() function not showing Mac?
> To: How to use Revolution <use-revolution at>
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> On Feb 20, 2005, at 5:36 AM, graham samuel wrote:
>> but on a Mac (Blue and White G3, running 10.3.7), I get
>> unknown
>> The platform() function works fine on both machines.
> I get "unknown" on 10.3.8 on MMD (dual 1.25GHz G4).
> Well, linux hasn't checked in, so I'm just guessing, but it seems
> machine() adds new info only on pre-X macs.
> Dar

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