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.

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

       --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 (default).

SEE ALSO         top


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1.19.6-2-g6e42d5               2019-03-25                 dpkg-vendor(1)

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