os: Operating System

View source: R/os.R

osR Documentation

Operating System

Description

Determine operating system name.

Usage

os()

os.linux()

os.macos()

os.windows()

os.unix()

Value

os returns the name of the operating system, typically "Linux", "Darwin", or "Windows".

os.linux, os.macos, os.unix, and os.windows return TRUE or FALSE.

Note

The macOS operating system identifies itself as "Darwin".

Both Linux and macOS are os.unix.

These shorthand functions can be useful when writing workaround solutions in platform-independent scripts.

See Also

Sys.info is the underlying function used to extract the operating system name.

TAF-package gives an overview of the package.

Examples


os()
os.linux()
os.macos()
os.unix()
os.windows()



TAF documentation built on Jan. 23, 2023, 5:25 p.m.