kyua-about - Man Page

Shows detailed authors, license, and version information


kyua about[authors | license | version]


The ‘about’ command provides generic information about the kyua(1) tool. In the default synopsis form (no arguments), the information printed includes:

  1. The name of the package, which is ‘kyua’.

  2. The version number, which is ‘0.13’.

  3. License information.

  4. Authors information.

  5. A link to the project web site.

You can customize the information printed by this command by specifying the desired topic as the single argument to the command. This can be one of:


Displays the list of authors and contributors only.


Displays the license information and the list of copyrights.


Displays the package name and the version number in a format that is compatible with the output of GNU tools that support a --version flag. Use this whenever you have to query the version number of the package.


The following files are read by the kyua about command:


List of authors (aka copyright holders).


List of contributors (aka individuals that have contributed to the project).


License information.

Exit Status

The kyua about command always returns 0.

Additional exit codes may be returned as described in kyua(1).

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May 20, 2015