Manpage of GNU_GET_LIBC_VERSION

GNU_GET_LIBC_VERSION

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2015-03-02
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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).
InterfaceAttributeValue
gnu_get_libc_version(), gnu_get_libc_release() Thread safetyMT-Safe
 

CONFORMING TO

These functions are glibc-specific.  

EXAMPLE

When run, the program below will produce output such as the following:
$ ./a.outGNU 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)


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
VERSIONS
ATTRIBUTES
CONFORMING TO
EXAMPLE
Program source
SEE ALSO

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