are there some function in C to notify about the OS used?

Louis LeBlanc FreeBSD at
Sun Nov 27 18:34:13 GMT 2005

On 11/27/05 07:22 PM, Roland Smith sat at the `puter and typed:
> On Sun, Nov 27, 2005 at 07:16:21PM +0100, Javier Matos wrote:
> > I was programming an application to work with system process that can
> > be found in /proc path and now I must to migrate my application to a
> > linux OS but the structure of status file is different. I made two
> > procedures to take information about status files, one for FreeBSD and
> > another for Linux... , now I need some function in C to notify about
> > the OS used to run the application to select between two
> > procedures... but I can?t find it, can anyone help me?
> FILE *f = popen("uname", "r");
> Read the name from the pipe f, and then pclose(f);

There's also the direct API: UNAME(3) (man 3 uname).

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