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$ZVERSION(1)
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Returns the operating system type.
Synopsis
$ZVERSION(1)
Parameter
The only supported parameter value is the number 1.
Description
$ZVERSION(1) returns the current operating system type as an integer code. It returns the following values: 2 for Windows, 3 for UNIX®, and 0 if not known.
You can use the isWINDOWS, isUNIX, and isVMS system-supplied macros to return the same information as a boolean value.
You can use the %SYSTEM.Version.GetOS() to return the same information as a string.
You can use the $ZVERSION special variable to return complete Caché version information, including the current operating system type.
Example
The following example returns the current operating system type:
#Include %occInclude
  WRITE "OS type as code: ",$ZVERSION(1),!
  WRITE "OS type as Boolean: ",!
  WRITE "Windows? ",$$$isWINDOWS,"  UNIX? ",$$$isUNIX,!
  WRITE "OS type as string: ",$SYSTEM.Version.GetOS(),!
  WRITE "Caché Version: ",$ZVERSION
 
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