Command to tell whether it ubuntu and mac
On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 1:55 PM, Avi Greenbury <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Peng Yu wrote:
>> I want to make a script work for both mac and ubuntu. Is there a
>> command that I can tell me whether I'm on an ubuntu or on a mac?
> Several. A mac wont, for example, have any files of the
> form /boot/vmlinuz, or a /proc.
> uname is probably the most appropriate one - OSX uses a Darwin kernel
> while Ubuntu uses a Linux one.
> What are you writing the script in? There's a few utilities that can
> help with the various changes you'll need to make to your assumptions
> for different systems.
bash. So I guess the two approaches just you suggested are sufficient.
Let me know if there are additional ones that are good with bash.
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