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getconf

Query system configuration variables

Synopsis

getconf -a

getconf [-v specification] system_var

getconf [-v specification] path_var pathname


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CONCURRENCY_LEVEL=`getconf _NPROCESSORS_ONLN` \
make-kpkg --initrd --append-to-version=-n2600 kernel_image kernel_headers

description

-a

        Displays all configuration variables for the current system
        and their values.

-v

        Indicate the specification and version for which to obtain
        configuration variables.

system_var

        A system configuration variable, as defined by sysconf(3) or
        confstr(3).

path_var

        A system configuration variable as defined by pathconf(3). This
        must be used with a pathname.

see also

sysconf, pathconf, confstr


author

getconf was written by Roland McGrath for the GNU C Library

This man page was written by Ben Collins <bcollins[:at:]debian[:dot:]org> for the Debian GNU/Linux system.

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