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Unix in a Nutshell, 4th Edition by Arnold Robbins

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Name

getconf

Synopsis

    getconf [-v spec] system_var
    getconf [-v spec] path_var path
    getconf -a

This command is specified by POSIX as a portable way of determining system limits. In the first form, print the value of system configuration variables . In the second, print the value of filesystem-related parameters . In the third, print the values of all system configuration variables.

Options

-a

Print the names and values of all system configuration variables. Solaris only.

-v spec

Use spec to govern the selection of values for configuration variables.

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