tdf#140286 - CALC formula =INFO("OSVERSION") gives wrong output
erack at redhat.com
Mon Jan 17 21:11:41 UTC 2022
On Saturday, 2022-01-15 08:26:22 +1100, Chris Sherlock wrote:
> > Though, maybe we could add the word "Linux" somewhere just in case someone may use this to try to detect Linux platform independent of distros?
> That’s very reasonable.
> My only issue now, however, is how to expose this. Currently the SalInstance getOSVersion for macOS gives a string Mac OS X 11.6.2, my patch at https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/c/core/+/127921 changes it to something like:
> Macintosh (Intel) Version 11.6.2 (Build 20G314)
> Are people happy with this change?
If that resembles what Excel returns then yes.
> I will work on a patch for Linux that parses /etc/os-release with a fallback to just the kernel version if that is not available (virtually all desktop systems use systemd now).
Please bear in mind that GNU/Linux isn't the only *iX platform
supported. In ./configure in 'case "$host_os" in' there is the '_os'
variable set to the build platform at least, so that's an indicator of
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