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Debian package management system

This package provides the low-level infrastructure for handling the installation and removal of Debian software packages.

For Debian package development tools, install dpkg-dev.


1.17.10.tar.xz Download version 1.17.25



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License:GPLv2Debian: Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org>9 April 2015
License: gpl-2
License:BSD 2ClauseDebian: Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org>9 April 2015
License: bsd-2-clause
PublicDomainDebian: Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org>9 April 2015
License: public-domain

public-domain Written by Marek Michalkiewicz <marekm@i17linuxb.ists.pwr.wroc.pl>, public domain. Based conceptually on start-stop-daemon.pl, by Ian Jackson <ijackson@gnu.ai.mit.edu>. May be used and distributed freely for any purpose. Changes by Christian Schwarz <schwarz@monet.m.isar.de>, to make output conform to the Debian Console Message Standard, also placed in public domain. Minor changes by Klee Dienes <klee@debian.org>, also placed in the Public Domain.

Changes by Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>, added --chuid, --background and --make-pidfile options, placed in public domain

as well.
PublicDomainDebian: Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org>9 April 2015
License: public-domain

public-domain This code implements the MD5 message-digest algorithm. The algorithm is due to Ron Rivest. This code was written by Colin Plumb in 1993, no copyright is claimed. This code is in the public domain; do with it what you wish.

Equivalent code is available from RSA Data Security, Inc. This code has been tested against that, and is equivalent, except that

you don't need to include two pages of legalese with every copy.
License:GPLv2orlaterDebian: Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org>9 April 2015
License: gpl-2+

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Date 2015-07-17
Source Debian
Source link http://packages.debian.org/sid/dpkg


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