Manual Reference Pages  - GNU_GET_LIBC_VERSION (3)

NAME

gnu_get_libc_version, gnu_get_libc_release - get glibc version and release

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Versions
Conforming To
Example
     Program source
See Also
Colophon

SYNOPSIS


#include <gnu/libc-version.h> 

const char *gnu_get_libc_version(void); const char *gnu_get_libc_release(void);

DESCRIPTION

The function gnu_get_libc_version() returns a string that identifies the glibc version available on the system.

The function gnu_get_libc_release() returns a string indicates the release status of the glibc version available on the system. This will be a string such as stable.

VERSIONS

These functions first appeared in glibc in version 2.1.

CONFORMING TO

These functions are glibc-specific.

EXAMPLE

When run, the program below will produce output such as the following:

$ ./a.out GNU libc version: 2.8 GNU libc release: stable

    Program source

#include <gnu/libc-version.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <stdio.h>

int main(int argc, char *argv[]) { printf("GNU libc version: %s\n", gnu_get_libc_version()); printf("GNU libc release: %s\n", gnu_get_libc_release()); exit(EXIT_SUCCESS); }

SEE ALSO

confstr(3)

COLOPHON

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Linux GNU_GET_LIBC_VERSION (3) 2012-08-26
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