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.

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.

       --help 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

SEE ALSO         top


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1.18.15-3-ga2ef                  1970-01-01                   dpkg-vendor(1)