is there a (cygwin?) method delivering the current version of windows?

Hughes, Bill Bill.Hughes@cox.co.uk
Mon Jan 24 17:01:00 GMT 2005


Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Jan 2005, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:
..snip..
>> Ok; you're wrong :)
> 
> That's hardly a correction... :-p
> But I was, indeed, wrong.  The real solution was to run
> 
> $ perl -mWin32 -wle'print for Win32::GetOSVersion'
> 
> otherwise Win32::GetOSVersion is interpreted as a bareword.
Odd.
I first tried the original version when first posted:
perl -wle'print for Win32::GetOSVersion'
which did nothing. It now works, giving :
Service Pack 4
5
0
2195
2

but when I try
perl -mWin32 -wle'print for Win32::GetOSVersion'
I get 
Can't locate Win32.pm in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/lib/perl5/5.8/cygwin ...
etc.

Bill
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