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Obtain information about the system version.

Background Information

ObjectScript provides a special variable ($ZVERSION) that you can use to obtain version information for Caché or Ensemble. The other languages do not provide analogous variables.

Available Tools

Provides methods like the following:
  • GetComponents()
  • GetBuildNumber()
  • GetPlatform()
  • GetProduct()
  • GetVersion()
  • And others
Availability: All namespaces.


The special variable $SYSTEM is bound to the %SYSTEM package. This means that (for ObjectScript) instead of
, you can use
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