Please explain the magic in os.erl

Raimo Niskanen <>
Mon Sep 13 09:54:25 CEST 2004

Oh, and I just remembered: The function os:cmd was in the old days called
unix:cmd but the module got renamed when Erlang went platform independant.
This explains the contents of the string - it did not get renamed.


/ Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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