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man pages section 1: User Commands

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

mach(1)

Name

mach - display the processor type of the current host

Synopsis

mach 

Description

The mach command displays the processor-type of the current host.

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Availability
system/core-os

See Also

uname(1), arch(1), attributes(7)

Notes

mach and uname –p return equivalent values; therefore, Independent Software Vendors (ISV) and others who need to ascertain processor type are encouraged to use uname with the –p option instead of the mach command. The mach command is provided for compatibility with previous releases, but generally its use is discouraged.