Dpkg man page

Dpkg — module with core variables

Description

The Dpkg module provides a set of variables with information concerning this system installation.

Variables

$Dpkg::PROGNAME
Contains the name of the current program.
$Dpkg::PROGVERSION
Contains the version of the dpkg suite.
$Dpkg::PROGMAKE
Contains the name of the system GNU make program.
$Dpkg::PROGTAR
Contains the name of the system GNU tar program.
$Dpkg::CONFDIR
Contains the path to the dpkg system configuration directory.
$Dpkg::ADMINDIR
Contains the path to the dpkg database directory.
$Dpkg::LIBDIR
Contains the path to the dpkg methods and plugins directory.
$Dpkg::DATADIR
Contains the path to the dpkg architecture tables directory.

Changes

Version 1.02 (dpkg 1.18.11)

New variable: $PROGTAR, $PROGMAKE.

Version 1.01 (dpkg 1.17.0)

New variables: $PROGNAME, $PROGVERSION, $CONFDIR, $ADMINDIR, $LIBDIR and $DATADIR.

Deprecated variables: $version, $admindir, $dpkglibdir and $pkgdatadir.

Version 1.00 (dpkg 1.15.6)

Mark the module as public.

Info

2016-11-12 1.18.15 libdpkg-perl