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

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: how do i find out the platform emacs runs on?
Date: Mon, 01 Dec 2003 12:15:44 -0700
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Svend Tollak Munkejord wrote:

On 2003-11-24, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
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.

Here (GNU Emacs 21.3) "M-x apropos-variable RET system RET" lists
Nothing about `system-type'. It is listed (among many other items) with
"M-x apropos RET system RET", though.

That's because the system-* Lisp variables are not user variables (aka
options): they can't be set with `M-x set-variable'.  To see all such
Lisp variables, use `C-h v system ?' instead.

Kevin Rodgers

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