libzim-dev - library implementation of ZIM specifications (development)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename libzim-dev_4.0.4-5_i386.deb
Package name libzim-dev
Package version 4.0.4
Package release 5
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category devel::library libdevel role::devel-lib
License -
Maintainer Jonas Smedegaard <>
Download size 20.75 KB
Installed size 84.00 KB
ZIM (Zeno IMproved) is an open file format for storing the contents of
wiki for offline usage. This file format is primarily focused on
providing the contents of Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects for offline
zimlib is the standard implementation of ZIM specification, which
implements the read and write method for ZIM files.
ZIM is a file format created with focus on extracting and encoding data
from Mediawiki for offline use.
This package contains development files.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libzim-dev_4.0.4-5_amd64.deb 4.0.4 amd64 Debian Main
libzim-dev - - -


Name Value
libicu-dev -
liblzma-dev -
libxapian-dev -
libzim4 = 4.0.4-5
zlib1g-dev -


Type URL
Binary Package libzim-dev_4.0.4-5_i386.deb
Source Package zimlib

Install Howto

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




2018-12-19 - Kunal Mehta <>
zimlib (4.0.4-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Have libzim-dev depend upon libraries it Requires in libzim.pc
2018-12-10 - Kunal Mehta <>
zimlib (4.0.4-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Release to unstable
* Update symbols file for more architectures
* Set Rules-Requires-Root: no
* Standards-Version: 4.2.1, no changes needed
2018-12-03 - Kunal Mehta <>
zimlib (4.0.4-3) experimental; urgency=medium
* Update amd64 symbols again
2018-11-13 - Kunal Mehta <>
zimlib (4.0.4-2) experimental; urgency=medium
* Update symbols for arm64 armel armhf i386 m68k mips mips64el mipsel
powerpc powerpcspe ppc64 ppc64el s390x sh4 sparc64 architectures.
* Configure Salsa-Pipeline.
2018-11-04 - Kunal Mehta <>
zimlib (4.0.4-1) experimental; urgency=medium
[ Ondřej Nový ]
* d/control: Set Vcs-* to
[ Kunal Mehta ]
* New upstream release 4.0.4 (Closes: #884440)
* Set SKIP_BIG_MEMORY_TEST=1 during build
* Add myself (Kunal Mehta) to uploaders
2017-08-18 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
zimlib (2.0.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Modernize Vcs-* fields: Use git (not cgit) in path.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 4.0.1.
* Update symbols file.
Closes: Bug#872464. Thanks to James Clarke.
* Update git-buildpackage config: Filter any .gitignore file.
* Drop obsolete README.source: CDBS no longer used.
* Update copyright info:
+ Use only Github issue tracker as preferred form of contact.
2017-08-05 - Vasudev Kamath <>
zimlib (2.0.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
Closes: bug#868641. Thanks to Kunal Mehta.
+ Move to meson build system
+ Move to C++11 standard
+ Full text search using xapian API's
+ Drop old unsupported API's
+ Remove bzip2 and symbian support.
* debian/watch:
+ Bump watch file version to 4.0.
+ Change upstream URL to Github.
* debian/control:
+ Mark package as compliant with Debian policy 4.0.0.
+ Drop libzim0v5 libzim0v5-dbg packages as upstream bumped soname to 2.
+ Introduce libzim2 package.
+ Drop build dependency on cdbs, dh-buildinfo and dh-buildinfo.
+ Drop build dependency on autotools-dev, automake, autoconf and
libtool as package upstream now uses meson build system.
+ Add build dependency on meson and ninja-build
+ Add versioned build dependency on debhelper >= 9.
+ Add build dependency on libxapian-dev, zlib1g-dev and pkg-config.
* Drop libzim0v5.symbols file.
* debian/patches:
+ Drop patch 1001_fix_uuid_test_on_hurd.patch its merged upstream.
+ Drop upstream cherry-picked patch 0002 as its included in new release.
* Create new libzim2.symbols file.
* debian/copyright:
+ Move around files which are now in new paths.
+ Remove all unused references to older release (autotools files)
+ Use secure URL for Format field.
+ Add new Github URL for Upstream-Contact and Source fields.
* Update debian/copyright_hints file for new release.
* Add debian/copyright-check for updating copyright_hints file.
* Add libzim2.install file for installing share library.
* Add libzim-dev.install for installing development header and
pkg-config files.
* debian/source/lintian-overrides:
+ Drop unused lintian-override on versioned debhelper dependency.
+ Add lintian-override for FIXME errors in copyright_hints.
* Drop hard coded Pre-Depends on multiarch-support package.
Closes: bug#870517. Thanks to  Aurelien Jarno.
2017-04-21 - Graham Inggs <>
zimlib (1.4-2.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Clean up symbols file, thanks James Clarke. (Closes: #860625)
2016-11-12 - Vasudev Kamath <>
zimlib (1.4-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update symbols file for all architectures supported by Debian except
alpha and sh4.

See Also

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libzinnia-doc_0.06-4_all.deb documentation files for the zinnia library
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libzip-ocaml-dev_1.07-2_i386.deb OCaml compression libraries (development files)
libzip-ocaml_1.07-2_i386.deb OCaml compression libraries (runtime libraries)
libzip4_1.5.1-4_i386.deb library for reading, creating, and modifying zip archives (runtime)
libzipios++-dev_0.1.5.9+cvs.2007.04.28-10_i386.deb small C++ library for reading zip files (development)
libzipios++-doc_0.1.5.9+cvs.2007.04.28-10_all.deb small C++ library for reading zip files (documents)
libzipios++0v5_0.1.5.9+cvs.2007.04.28-10_i386.deb small C++ library for reading zip files (library)
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libzita-convolver-dev_3.1.0-7_i386.deb Development files (headers) for libzita-convolver library
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