hal-get-property

HAL-GET-PROPERTY(1)          General Commands Manual         HAL-GET-PROPERTY(1)



NAME
       hal-get-property - get a property from a device object

SYNOPSIS
       hal-get-property [options]


DESCRIPTION
       hal-get-property retrieves a property from a device object in the HAL
       device database. For more information about both the big picture and
       specific HAL properties, refer to the HAL spec which can be found in
       /usr/local/share/doc/hal/spec/hal-spec.html depending on the
       distribution.


OPTIONS
       The following options are supported:

       --udi  The UDI (Unique Device Identifier) of the device object.

       --key  The name of the property.

       --hex  Show int32/uint64 values in hex (without a leading 0x).

       --verbose
              Verbose output.

       --help Print out usage.

       --version
              Print the version.


RETURN VALUE
       If both the property and device object exists the value of the property
       is printed on stdout and the program will exit with exit code 0.
       Otherwise the exit code will be non-zero.


BUGS
       Please send bug reports to either the distribution or the HAL mailing
       list, see http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/hal on how to
       subscribe.


SEE ALSO
       hald(8), lshal(1), hal-set-property(1), hal-find-by-property(1), hal-
       find-by-capability(1)


AUTHOR
       Written by David Zeuthen <david@fubar.dk> with a lot of help from many
       others.




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