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

              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

SEE ALSO         top


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