OS$

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The _OS$ function returns the operating system and QB64 compiler bit version used to compile a QB64 program.


Syntax

compilerVersion$ = _OS$


Description

  • Returns a STRING listing the OS as [WINDOWS], [LINUX] or [MACOSX] and the compiler bit format of [32BIT] or [64BIT]. Example: [WINDOWS][32BIT]
  • Allows a BAS program to be compiled with QB64 in Windows, Linux or MacOSX using different OS or language specifications.
  • Use the return compilerVersion$ to specify the current OS code to use when a BAS program is compiled using another version of the QB64 compiler.
  • Windows can use either a 32 (default) or 64 bit compiler. Linux and Mac use 64 bit by default.


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