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gversion(3G)							  gversion(3G)

NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     gversion -	returns	graphics hardware and library version information

C SPECIFICATION    [Toc]    [Back]

     long gversion(v)
     String v;

PARAMETERS    [Toc]    [Back]

     v	      expects a	pointer	to the location	into which to copy a string.
	      Reserve at least a 12 character buffer.

     There is no longer	any use	for the	returned value of this function; it
     will always be zero.

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     gversion fills the	buffer,	v, with	a null-terminated string that
     specifies the graphics hardware type of the currently selected screen and
     the version number	of Graphics Library.

     Graphics Type			      String Returned
     B or G				      GL4D-m.n
     GT					      GL4DGT-m.n
     GTX				      GL4DGTX-m.n
     VGX				      GL4DVGX-m.n
     VGXT				      GL4DVGXT-m.
     RealityEngine			      GL4DRE-m.n
     Personal Iris			      GL4DPI2-m.n
     Personal Iris with	Turbo Graphics	      GL4DPIT-m.n
     Personal Iris (early serial numbers)     GL4DPI-m.n
     Entry				      GL4DLG-m.n
     XS					      GL4DXG-m.n
     XS24				      GL4DXG-m.n
     XZ					      GL4DXG-m.n
     Elan				      GL4DXG-m.n
     Extreme				      GL4DXG-m.n
     Indy				      GL4DNP-m.n
     Solid IMPACT			      GL4DSLD-m.n
     High IMPACT			      GL4DIMP-m.n
     Maximum IMPACT			      GL4DIMP-m.n
     InfiniteReality			      GL4DINF-m.n

     m and n are the major and minor release numbers of	the release to which
     the Graphics Library belongs.

     gversion can be called prior to the first winopen.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

     scrnselect, winopen

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gversion(3G)							  gversion(3G)

     uname(2) in the Programmer's Reference Manual.

NOTES    [Toc]    [Back]

     This subroutine is	available only in immediate mode.

     Early serial numbers of the Personal Iris do not support the complete
     Personal Iris graphics functionality.

     The VGXT string is	truncated to fit into 12 characters, the minor release
     number is not returned.

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