dpkg-vendor

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
COMMANDS
OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT
SEE ALSO

NAME

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).