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From "Martin Cooper" <martin.coo...@tumbleweed.com>
Subject Re: Ant 1.2: exec and execOn tasks: List of os names not apparently documented
Date Thu, 23 Nov 2000 02:49:05 GMT
Hmm, this is strange. I'm running on Windows 98 SE (Second Edition, not
Special Edition, by the way), and Ant tells me it has detected "Windows 95".
This is Ant 1.2 Release running on Sun's JDK 1.2.2.006.

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Martin Cooper
Tumbleweed Communications

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Donald" <donaldp@apache.org>
To: <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 22, 2000 5:38 PM
Subject: Re: Ant 1.2: exec and execOn tasks: List of os names not apparently
documented


> At 11:42  22/11/00 -0800, you wrote:
> >Where exactly is the list of permissble OS's (values of os attribute)
> >contained with the ANT 1.2 javadocs? I don't seem to be able to find
> >any.
>
> I don't recall seeing any documentation for it. The problem is that the
> number of values is OS/JVM specific. To check your own platform run ant
> with verbose flag and it will display current OS string. Ones I know exist
> include
> "Linux"
> "Windows 98"
> "Windows 98SEX" (Windows 98 Special Edition - not sure what the X stands
> for and only occurs on some 98SE machines)
> "Windows NT"
> "Windows 2000"
>
> Cheers,
>
> Pete
>
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