machid, sun, iAPX286, i286, i386, i486, i860, pdp11, sparc, u3b, u3b2,
u3b5, u3b15, vax, u370 - get processor type truth value
The following commands will return a true value (exit code of 0) if you
are using an instruction set that the command name indicates.
True if you are on a Sun system.
True if you are on a computer using an iAPX286 processor.
True if you are on a computer using an iAPX386 processor.
True if you are on a PDP-11/45™ or PDP-11/70™.
True if you are on a computer using a SPARC-family proces‐
True if you are on a 3B20 computer.
True if you are on a 3B2 computer.
True if you are on a 3B5 computer.
True if you are on a 3B15 computer.
True if you are on a VAX-11/750™ or VAX-11/780™.
True if you are on an IBM® System/370™ computer.
The commands that do not apply will return a false (non-zero) value.
These commands are often used within makefiles (see make(1S)) and shell
scripts (see sh(1)) to increase portability.
SEE ALSOmake(1S), sh(1), test(1), true(1), uname(1), attributes(5)NOTES
The machid family of commands is obsolete. Use uname -p and uname -m
Jul 5, 1990 MACHID(1)