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Re: Get version of installed OS

by marto (Bishop)
on Nov 22, 2012 at 11:25 UTC ( #1005108=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Get version of installed OS

Perhaps this does what you want, it uses Config which is core. Tested on Windows, Solaris and netbsd:

#!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; use Config; print "$Config{osname}\n"; print "$Config{archname}\n"; print "$Config{osvers}\n";

Output:

MSWin32 MSWin32-x86-multi-thread 5.1


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Re^2: Get version of installed OS
by bimleshsharma (Beadle) on Nov 22, 2012 at 11:31 UTC

    Thanks.... One another way to get specially for windows is

    my $osname = Win32::GetOSName(); my ( $osvername, $major, $minor, $id ) = Win32::GetOSVersion(); print "osname: $osname\n"; print "osvername: $osvername\n"; print "major: $major\n"; print "minor: $minor\n"; print "id: $id\n";

      True, though you didn't specify which OS you were using when you posted the question ;)

      Update: I see you've just changed your question to specify OS. It'd make more sense if you'd posted that as an update to your post, like I've done here.

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