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dpkg-vendor(1) dpkg suite dpkg-vendor(1)

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 1.
--derives-from vendor
Exits with 0 if the current vendor distribution is a derivative of vendor, otherwise exits with 1. 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).
2017-05-17 1.18.24