netmask - helps determine network masks

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename netmask_2.4.4-1_amd64.deb
Package name netmask
Package version 2.4.4
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category interface::commandline net network::configuration role::program scope::utility
License -
Maintainer Guilhem Moulin <>
Download size 24.54 KB
Installed size 55.00 KB
This is a tiny program handy if you work with firewalls or routers
occasionally (possibly using this as a helper for shell scripts).  It can
determine the smallest set of network masks to specify a range of hosts.
It can also convert between common IP netmask and address formats.


Package Version Architecture Repository
netmask_2.4.4-1_i386.deb 2.4.4 i386 Debian Main
netmask - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7


Type URL
Binary Package netmask_2.4.4-1_amd64.deb
Source Package netmask

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install netmask deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install netmask




2019-02-05 - Guilhem Moulin <>
netmask (2.4.4-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Robert Stone ]
* New upstream release.
[ Guilhem Moulin ]
* d/upstream/signing-key.asc: Minimize upstream's OpenPGP certificate.
* d/control: Bump Standards-Version to 4.3.0 (no changes necessary).
* d/control, d/combat: Bump debhelper compatibility level to 12, hence
remove dh-autoreconf to Build-Depends.
2018-06-05 - Guilhem Moulin <>
netmask (2.4.3-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control:
+ Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.4 (no changes necessary).
+ Migrate Vcs-Browser and Vcs-Git from Alioth to Salsa.
2017-07-08 - Guilhem Moulin <>
netmask (2.4.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/rules: Add 'hardening=+bindnow,+pie' to DEB_BUILD_MAINT_OPTIONS to
compile ELF executables as PIEs and allow the PLT to be marked read-only.
* debian/control:
+ Bump Standards-Version to 4.0.0 (no changes necessary).
+ Upgrade Vcs-Git URI from git:// to https://.
2015-10-05 - Guilhem Moulin <>
netmask (2.4.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Robert Stone ]
* New upstream release.  (Closes: #802884.)
[ Guilhem Moulin ]
* debian/patches:
+ Make the build reproducible: setting --version twice no longer prints
the build timestamp.
* debian/control:
+ Change 'Vcs-Git' and 'Vcs-Browser' fields to use collab-maint.
+ Set 'Multi-Arch: foreign'.
* debian/patches:
+ Remove 'Add foreign to AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE macro' patch, applied upstream.
* Fix debian/watch file.
2015-09-29 - Guilhem Moulin <>
netmask (2.4.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Robert Stone ]
* New upstream release.  (Closes: #79512.)
[ Guilhem Moulin ]
* New maintainer.  (Closes: #784185.)
* debian/compat: bump debhelper compatibility level from 4 to 9.
* debian/source/format: 3.0 (quilt)
* debian/control:
+ Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6 (no changes necessary).
+ Add 'Homepage', 'Vcs-Git', 'Vcs-Browser' fields.
+ Add 'dh-autoreconf' and 'texinfo' to Build-Depends.
* debian/copyright: convert to machine-readable format (1.0).
* debian/gbp.conf: add file.
* debian/patches:
+ netmask.texi: Add the missing '@direntry' to the info document.
+ Add foreign to AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE macro.
* Remove debian.{dirs,info}, which are taken care of by the upstream build
* debian/watch: add file.
* debian/upstream/metadata: add file.
* debian/upstream/signing-key.asc: add keyfile used to sign upstream release
2010-04-24 - Luis Uribe <>
netmask (2.3.12) unstable; urgency=low
* Include patches directly in source because it's a native package
* debian/control
- Bump debian standards version to 3.8.4 (No changes)
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (native) format
2009-11-18 - Luis Uribe <>
netmask (2.3.11) unstable; urgency=low
* Adding quilt for manage patches
* debian/control
- Bump debian standards version to 3.8.3 (No changes)
- Add dpkg (>= 1.15.4) | install-info and ${misc:Depends} to Depends:
* README.source
- Add file
* debian/compat
- Update to 5
* debian/copyright
- Change GPL2 symlink. Makes lintian happy.
* debian/rules
- Remove config.sub and config.guess in the clean target and copy the files
just before the "./configure" call.
2008-07-05 - Luis Uribe <>
netmask (2.3.10) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/rules
- Correct debian-rules-ignores-make-clean-error lintian warning.
* debian/control
- Bump debian standards version to 3.7.3 (No changes)
* debian/copyright
- Rewrite the Copyright notice.
2007-02-23 - Luis Uribe <>
netmask (2.3.9) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer (Closes: #389664)
* debian/rules
Remove commented dh_* commands

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