Dpkg::Vendor - get access to some vendor specific information
The files in /etc/dpkg/origins/ can provide information about various
vendors who are providing Debian packages. Currently those files look
The file should be named according to the vendor name.
$fields = Dpkg::Vendor::get_vendor_info($name)
Returns a Dpkg::Control object with the information parsed from the
corresponding vendor file in /etc/dpkg/origins/. If $name is
omitted, it will use /etc/dpkg/origins/default which is supposed to
be a symlink to the vendor of the currently installed operating
system. Returns undef if there's no file for the given vendor.
$name = Dpkg::Vendor::get_vendor_file($name)
Check if there's a file for the given vendor and returns its name.
$name = Dpkg::Vendor::get_current_vendor()
Returns the name of the current vendor. If DEB_VENDOR is set, it
uses that first, otherwise it falls back to parsing
/etc/dpkg/origins/default. If that file doesn't exist, it returns
$object = Dpkg::Vendor::get_vendor_object($name)
Return the Dpkg::Vendor::* object of the corresponding vendor. If
$name is omitted, return the object of the current vendor. If no
vendor can be identified, then return the Dpkg::Vendor::Default
Run a hook implemented by the current vendor object.