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# 1  
Old 10-01-2009
how to capture OS name using C/C++ code

Hi,

I want to know the os name via c/c++ source code.so please help me to do the same.
I will appreciate if anyone can provide me the source code.

Thanks in advance..
# 2  
Old 10-01-2009
man uname(2)
# 3  
Old 10-01-2009
Ok, so here's the source:
Code:
#include <stdio.h>
#include <sys/utsname.h>
#include <stdlib.h>

int main()
{
	struct utsname name;
	if(uname(&name)) exit(-1);
	printf("Your computer's OS is %s@%s\n", name.sysname, name.release);
	return 0;
}

So should I forward my bank connection to you?
# 4  
Old 10-08-2009
how to capture Os name

on which system it works.
on Windows its giving

#include <sys/utsname.h>

is not present.
# 5  
Old 10-08-2009
Here is a clue:

uts = Unix Time-sharing System
# 6  
Old 10-09-2009
Capture Os name

yeah,its working.

can you also tell us how this can be done on windows.
we need to know the structure name/ header file probably to print the OS details.

do we have any portable code which prints the OS name regardless of the OS we are using.

thanks.
# 7  
Old 10-09-2009
There is no universally portable way to retrieve the name of the OS.

If you are looking for answers to questions relating to Microsoft Windows, you should ask such questions in a Windows-related forum.

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