getconf − Query system configuration variables

getconf −a getconf [−v specification] system_var

     getconf [−v specification] path_var pathname


             Displays all configuration variables for the current system
        and their values.


             Indicate the specification and version for which to obtain
        configuration variables.


             A system configuration variable, as defined by sysconf(3) or


             A system configuration variable as defined by pathconf(3). This
        must be used with a pathname.

getconf was written by Roland McGrath for the GNU C Library

     This man page was written by Ben Collins <> for the
Debian GNU/Linux system.

sysconf(3), pathconf(3), confstr(3)