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# $EPIC: info_function.txt,v 1.2 2006/08/01 03:40:36 sthalik Exp $




This function returns information about how the client was compiled.


This function is used to fetch information stored in the client at compile time. It can be used to find out who compiled it, and when; what #define options were enabled; and to get the checksums of the binary.


requested information


c   user@machine that compiled client, and time of compilation
i   value of commit_id (incremented every time a change is made to
       epic's source).
m   if the new math parser is being used, 1, if the old math parser, 0
o   compile-time options used
r   the "silly name" (or, "ridiculous name") for this release of epic.
s   binary checksums
v   client version, in the form "class major minor"
w   local variables (always 1)


$info(c)   might return "Compiled by root@foobar on Fri Jan 3 1997 at 01:56:24 CST"
$info(i)   might return "202"
$info(m)   might return "0"
$info(o)   might return "2aefgknvzc"
$info(r)   might return "Perspicacious"
$info(s)   might return "1138232081      989"
$info(v)   might return "epic4 1 0"
$info(w)   will return  "1"
info_function.txt · Last modified: 2006/08/01 03:45 by