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Re: Savannah W32 patches... are any OK?

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: Savannah W32 patches... are any OK?
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2005 09:14:58 -0500

%% Barry Kelly <address@hidden> writes:

  >> The basename value of the COMSPEC variable should be enough; if ==
  >> cmd.exe then NT else DOS.  You might wish a command line switch for
  >> those who've replaced their windows shell with something else and
  >> have changed the COMSPEC value; E.G. -O [DOS|NT].

  bk> The environment variable:

  bk>   OS=Windows_NT

  bk> is what you're looking for.

I'm not sure relying on an environment variable for something as basic
as this is the best way to go, but ultimately it's up to you folks if
you think it's the right way.

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