dpkg-vendor(1) — Linux manual page


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

NAME         top

       dpkg-vendor - queries information about distribution vendors

SYNOPSIS         top

       dpkg-vendor [option...] command

DESCRIPTION         top

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

       This program was introduced in dpkg 1.15.1.

COMMANDS         top

       --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.

           Show the usage message and exit.

           Show the version and exit.

OPTIONS         top

       --vendor vendor
           Assumes the current vendor is vendor instead of discovering
           it with the DEB_VENDOR environment variable or

ENVIRONMENT         top

           This setting defines the current vendor. If not set, it will
           discover the current vendor by reading

           Sets the color mode (since dpkg 1.18.5).  The currently
           accepted values are: auto (default), always and never.

           If set, it will be used to decide whether to activate Native
           Language Support, also known as internationalization (or
           i18n) support (since dpkg 1.19.0).  The accepted values are:
           0 and 1 (default).

SEE ALSO         top


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