Machine() function not showing Mac?

graham samuel graham.samuel at wanadoo.fr
Tue Feb 22 15:21:16 CST 2005


On Tue, 22 Feb 2005 16:54:03 +0000, Frank Leahy <frank at backtalk.com> 
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> 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.
>
> -- Frank

How come then Malte's trick works:

On 21 Feb 2005, at 16:29, Malte Brill wrote:

> Hi Graham,
>
> just in case you missed my post to the list.
>
> If you need a workaround try this:
>
> put shell("machine")
>
> this will put the processor type under OsX
>
> Cheers,
>
> Malte

It definitely works - where does the shell function get the info?

Graham
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