[IronPython] platform.system() == "cli"
oren at held.org.il
Thu Jan 8 14:01:29 PST 2009
In my code, I have a section which is not cross platform, thus I'm checking
the OS name to call the matching OS-specific calls.
In all Unices, using platform.system() returned the OS name just fine. Is there
a better way for getting the OS name on both CPython & IronPython?
On Thursday 08 January 2009 18:33:50 Curt Hagenlocher wrote:
> This is by design. The platform is not the same as the operating system.
> Jython does something similar.
> How are you trying to use this?
> On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 5:20 AM, Oren Held <oren at held.org.il> wrote:
> > Hi Guys,
> > The following calls return "cli" instead of, what I would expect, "win32"
> > or
> > something simliar:
> > platform.system()
> > sys.platform
> > I'm aware that it's not a new issue (it was mentioned here and there),
> > but I
> > still couldn't figure out why this behaviour is preserved.. Shouldn't it
> > be changed?
> > 10x
> > - Oren
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