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NAME

       getconf - Query system configuration variables

SYNOPSIS

       getconf [-v specification] system_var

       getconf [-v specification] path_var pathname

DESCRIPTION

       -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.

AUTHOR

       getconf was written by Roland McGrath for the GNU C Library

       This man page was written by Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org> for the
       Debian GNU/Linux system.

SEE ALSO

       sysconf(3), pathconf(3), confstr(3)