[erlang-questions] Values of os:type() on 32/64-bit Windows

Winston Smith <>
Thu Feb 11 17:08:18 CET 2010


On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 10:51 AM, James Hague <> wrote:
>> I get {win32,nt}.
>
> I get the same result with 64-bit Vista.

Hmmm ... researching this there seem to be some environment variables
that may be set (at least I think in the cmd prompt), for example:

    os:getenv("PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE").

And:

    os:getenv("PROCESSOR_IDENTIFIER").

Hopefully these will be set for Erlang.

Thanks for the feedback!


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