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Re: What is the best way to access the gestalt manager in MCL?

At  3:14 AM 8/24/94 -0500, Rob Browning wrote:
 >I just want to be able to ask the machine that MCL is running on two questions:
 >1) Which CPU do you have?
 >2) Do you have an FPU?
 >Is there an easy way to do this?  Am I best off to learn the gestalt traps
 >and call them directly, or is there a higher level interface?

There's several ways to get this. 

*environs* carries a lot of this junk which gets detected when you launch MCL.

(machine-version) pretty-prints some of it into a string.

(gestalt :|mach|) tells you the machine - look at *known-gestalt-machine-types*
(gestalt :|proc|) tells you the processor - look at *known-gestalt-processor-types*
(gestalt :|fpu |) tells you which fpu is available - *known-gestalt-fpu-types*

? *environs*
(:machine-type "Macintosh Quadra 950" :system-version "7.1" :appleevents t :processor 68040 :fpu 68040 ...)
? (machine-version)
"Macintosh Quadra 950 with 68040, 68040, Apple extended keyboard"