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Source Package: dpkg (

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The following binary packages are built from this source package:
Debian package management system
Debian package development tools
Debian package management front-end
Debian package management static library
Dpkg perl modules

Other Packages Related to dpkg

  • build-depends
  • build-depends-indep
  • adep: debhelper (>= 10)
    helper programs for debian/rules
  • adep: pkg-config
    manage compile and link flags for libraries
  • adep: gettext (>= 0.19.7)
    GNU Internationalization utilities
  • adep: po4a (>= 0.43)
    tools to ease the translation of documentation
  • adep: zlib1g-dev
    compression library - development
  • adep: zstd
    fast lossless compression algorithm -- CLI tool
  • adep: libbz2-dev
    high-quality block-sorting file compressor library - development
  • adep: libzstd-dev
    fast lossless compression algorithm -- development files
  • adep: liblzma-dev
    XZ-format compression library - development files
  • adep: libselinux1-dev [linux-any]
    SELinux development headers
  • adep: libncursesw5-dev
    transitional package for libncurses-dev
    also a virtual package provided by libncurses-dev

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FileSize (in kB)MD5 checksum
dpkg_1.19.0.5ubuntu5.dsc 2.1 kB acabae01958d20a55025170478587b7e
dpkg_1.19.0.5ubuntu5.tar.xz 4,479.5 kB 0b3cec992164645f033dd5fea243d39b
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