Manual Reference Pages  - dpkg-vendor (1)

NAME

dpkg-vendor - queries information about distribution vendors

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Commands
Options
Environment
See Also

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.

SEE ALSO

deb-origin(5).


Debian Project dpkg-vendor (1) 2011-11-10
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