GNU_GET_LIBC_VERSION

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NAME

gnu_get_libc_version, gnu_get_libc_release − get glibc version and release

SYNOPSIS

#include <gnu/libc-version.h>

const char *gnu_get_libc_version(void);
const char *gnu_get_libc_release(void);

DESCRIPTION

The function gnu_get_libc_version() returns a string that identifies the glibc version available on the system.

The function gnu_get_libc_release() returns a string indicates the release status of the glibc version available on the system. This will be a string such as stable.

VERSIONS

These functions first appeared in glibc in version 2.1.

ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

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CONFORMING TO

These functions are glibc-specific.

EXAMPLE

When run, the program below will produce output such as the following:

$ ./a.out
GNU libc version: 2.8
GNU libc release: stable

Program source
#include <gnu/libc-version.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <stdio.h>

int
main(int argc, char *argv[])
{
printf("GNU libc version: %s\n", gnu_get_libc_version());
printf("GNU libc release: %s\n", gnu_get_libc_release());
exit(EXIT_SUCCESS);
}

SEE ALSO

confstr(3)

COLOPHON

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