dpkg-vendor man page

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).

Referenced By

deb-origin(5).

2017-05-17 1.18.24 dpkg suite