gnu_get_libc_release

       release

SYNOPSIS
       #define _GNU_SOURCE             /* See feature_test_macros(7) */
       #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.

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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