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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.

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
", gnu_get_libc_version());
           printf("GNU libc release: %s
", gnu_get_libc_release());
           exit(EXIT_SUCCESS);
       }

SEE ALSO

       confstr(3)

COLOPHON

       This  page  is  part of release 3.65 of the Linux man-pages project.  A
       description of the project, and information about reporting  bugs,  can
       be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.



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