Re: [Rd] How to test if R is running on a Mac

From: stefano iacus <jago_at_mclink.it>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 13:11:16 +0200

what about

 > system("uname")
Darwin

stefano
p.s. if one day R will run on the iPhone, you have to change the question below into "Do you see an apple logo somewhere on your device?")

On 20/set/07, at 00:37, Hin-Tak Leung wrote:

> On linux boxes,
> version$os and R.version$os
> is 'linux-gnu'. I assume that it would be 'darwin-apple' on
> Mac's?
>
> Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
>> isApple <- function(...) {
>> isApple <- FALSE;
>> tryCatch({
>> ans <- readline("Do you see an Apple key on the keyboard you are
>> typing on? yes/no");
>> isApple <- (ans == "yes");
>> }, mouseClick = function(ex) {
>> isApple <<- TRUE;
>> })
>> }
>>
>> /H
>>
>>
>> On 9/19/07, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca> wrote:
>>> On 9/19/2007 9:41 AM, Gorjanc Gregor wrote:
>>>> Hi!
>>>>
>>>> Is there any way to test if R is running on a Mac? I usually use
>>>> value of .Platform$OS.type for windows or unix, but Mac falls in
>>>> the
>>>> latter group.
>>> Remember to also look at .Platform$GUI: the GUI version behaves
>>> quite
>>> differently from command line R from a user's point of view (both
>>> on the
>>> Mac and on Windows), and occasionally from a programmer's point
>>> of view
>>> (e.g. the graphics device on the Mac).
>>>
>>> Duncan
>>>
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