MACHID(1) General Commands Manual MACHID(1)
machid, sun, iAPX286, m68k, pdp11, sparc, u3b, u3b2, u3b5, u3b15, vax,
i386 - return a true exit status if the processor is of the indicated
The following commands will return a true value (exit code of 0) if you
are on a processor 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-
i386 True if you are on a computer using an iAPX386 proces-
m68k True if you are on a computer, such as a Sun-3 or a
Sun-3x, using an M68000-family processor.
pdp11 True if you are on a PDP-11.
sparc True if you are on a computer, such as a Sun-4, using
a SPARC-family processor.
u3b True if you are on a 3B20S computer.
u3b2 True if you are on a 3B2 computer.
u3b5 True if you are on a 3B5 computer.
u3b15 True if you are on a 3B15 computer.
vax True if you are on a VAX.
The commands that do not apply will return a false (non-zero) value.
These commands are often used within make(1) makefiles and shell proce-
dures to increase portability.
arch(1), mach(1), make(1), sh(1), test(1V), true(1)
18 February 1988 MACHID(1)