LispWorks User Guide and Reference Manual > 23 LispWorks' Operating Environment


23.1 The Operating System

The Common Lisp function software-type returns a generic name for the Operating System. The Common Lisp function software-version returns information about the version of the Operating System.

In particular software-type can be used to distinguish between systems based on Windows 95 and those based on Windows NT. software-version allows you to identify variants such as Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista and so on. See the manual pages for details.

LispWorks User Guide and Reference Manual - 22 Dec 2009