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SunOS man pages : iAPX286 (1)

User Commands                                           machid(1)

NAME

machid, sun, iAPX286, i286, i386, i486, i860, pdp11, sparc, u3b, u3b2, u3b5, u3b15, vax, u370 - get processor type truth value

SYNOPSIS

sun iAPX286 i386 pdp11 sparc u3b u3b2 u3b5 u3b15 vax u370

DESCRIPTION

The following commands will return a true value (exit code of 0) if you are using an instruction set that the command name indicates. sun True if you are on a Sun system. iAPX286 True if you are on a computer using an iAPX286 proces- sor. i386 True if you are on a computer using an iAPX386 proces- sor. pdp11 True if you are on a PDP-11/45 or PDP-11/70. sparc True if you are on a computer using a SPARC-family processor. u3b True if you are on a 3B20 computer. u3b2 True if you are on a 3B2 computer. u3b5 True if you are on a 3B5 computer. SunOS 5.8 Last change: 5 Jul 1990 1 User Commands machid(1) u3b15 True if you are on a 3B15 computer. vax True if you are on a VAX-11/750 or VAX-11/780. u370 True if you are on an IBMO System/370 computer. The commands that do not apply will return a false (non- zero) value. These commands are often used within makefiles (see make(1S)) and shell scripts (see sh(1)) to increase portability.

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attri- butes: ____________________________________________________________ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | |_____________________________|_____________________________| | Availability | SUNWcsu | |_____________________________|_____________________________|

SEE ALSO

make(1S), sh(1), test(1), true(1), uname(1), attributes(5)

NOTES

The machid family of commands is obsolete. Use uname -p and uname -m instead. SunOS 5.8 Last change: 5 Jul 1990 2