[Ecls-list] how to get the version number from the ecl-console?

Stas Boukarev stassats at gmail.com
Fri Jan 9 17:03:00 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 7:03 PM, Oliver Kullmann
<O.Kullmann at swansea.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hello,
> normally one would expect to be able to call
> ecl --version
> obtaining an answer like
> ECL version 8.12.0
> however such a functionality seems not to be available?
> It would seem to me rather a must-have. How else do I
> automatically check whether an ecl-binary is working
> and has the right version number?

$ ecl -eval "(progn (princ (lisp-implementation-version)) (terpri) (quit))"

With Best Regards, Stas.

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