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dpkg-vendor

Section: dpkg suite (1)
Updated: 2009-05-10
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NAME

dpkg-vendor - queries information about distribution vendors  

SYNOPSIS

dpkg-vendor [option...] command  

DESCRIPTION

dpkg-vendor is a tool to query information about vendors listed in /etc/dpkg/origins. /etc/dpkg/origins/default contains information about the current vendor.  

COMMANDS

--is vendor
Exits with 0 if the current vendor is vendor. Otherwise exits with non-zero.
--derives-from vendor
Exits with 0 if the current vendor distribution is a derivative of vendor, otherwise exits with non-zero. It uses the "Parent" field to browse all ancestors of the current vendor.
--query field
Print on standard output the value of the vendor-specific field for the current vendor.
--help
Show the usage message and exit.
--version
Show the version and exit.
 

OPTIONS

--vendor vendor
Assumes the current vendor is vendor instead of discovering it with the DEB_VENDOR environment variable or /etc/dpkg/origins/default.
 

ENVIRONMENT

DEB_VENDOR
This setting defines the current vendor. If not set, it will discover the current vendor by reading /etc/dpkg/origins/default.
 

AUTHOR

Copyright © 2009 Raphaël Hertzog

This is free software; see the GNU General Public Licence version 2 or later for copying conditions. There is NO WARRANTY.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
COMMANDS
OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT
AUTHOR

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