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How can I know what OS is my script running under?
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$^O
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Great! What is the source of information? Many thanks.
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perldoc perlvar
perldoc Config
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Thanks. I'd like to grade your answer. Why do you only add comments?
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#Just want to make sure you consider the question answered before I lock it
use Config;
print "@Config{osname,osvers,archname,myuname}\n";
#or
print $^O;
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