> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kontra, Gergely [mailto:kgergely / mlabdial.hit.bme.hu]
> 
> >> Is there a way to find out the OS version from ruby?
> >The above applies to *nix only.  I don't how to do it in Windows.
> Well, the only thing I need it for is to detect windows :)
> 
> Gergo

Do you mean that you just need to know the platform *name* (and not the
specific version)?  If so, you can use the RUBY_PLATFORM constant.

Regards,

Dan