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On Sat, Nov 23, 2013 at 9:00 PM, Craig Barnes <> wrote:
P.S. Why not use a table of functions?

  local action = "">     Linux = function() print "Using Linux" end,
    Darwin = function() print "Using Darwin" end,
       Unknown = function() print "No idea what you're using" end,
    -- ...

  local fd = assert(io.popen("uname"))
  local os = assert(fd:read())

  (action[os] or action.Unknown)()

Always handle the edge cases.

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