dpkg-vendor(1)



dpkg-vendor(1)                    dpkg suite                    dpkg-vendor(1)

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.

       DPKG_COLORS
              Sets the color mode (since dpkg 1.18.5).  The currently accepted
              values are: auto (default), always and never.

       DPKG_NLS
              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
       deb-origin(5).

1.19.2                            2018-10-08                    dpkg-vendor(1)

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