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Re: how do i find out the platform emacs runs on?


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: how do i find out the platform emacs runs on?
Date: 24 Nov 2003 08:20:30 +0200

> From: "leo" <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help
> Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2003 15:42:22 +1100
> 
> so how do i find out if emacs runs on the pc or onthe mac?

The variables `system-configuration' and/or `system-type' will tell you.

> ps: first attempt was the variable window-system, but that doesn't work when
> i invoke emacs as a terminal app.

The command "M-x apropos-variable RET system RET" will show you a list
of all the variables that are useful for this and similar purposes.
No need to guess or try-and-err.





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