bird-bgp - Internet Routing Daemon [BGP-only version]

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Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Backports Main amd64
Package filename bird-bgp_1.4.5-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb
Package name bird-bgp
Package version 1.4.5
Package release 1~bpo70+1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer -
Download size 527.38 KB
Installed size 993 B
BIRD is an Internet routing daemon with full support for all the major
routing protocols. It allows redistribution between protocols with a
powerful route filtering syntax and an easy-to-use configuration
This package supports IPv4 and IPv6 versions of BGP.  OSPF and RIP
support has been disabled in this package to conserve the memory.


Package Version Architecture Repository
bird-bgp_1.4.5-1~bpo70+1_i386.deb 1.4.5 i386 Debian Backports Main
bird-bgp - - -


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adduser -
libc6 >= 2.11
libreadline6 >= 6.0
libtinfo5 -


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bird -
bird6 -


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bird -
bird6 -
routed -
zebra -


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bird -
bird6 -


Type URL
Binary Package bird-bgp_1.4.5-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb
Source Package bird

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    deb wheezy-backports main
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install bird-bgp deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install bird-bgp




2014-10-08 - Ondřej Surý <>
bird (1.4.5-1~bpo70+1) wheezy; urgency=medium
* Backport for Debian 7.0
2014-10-08 - Ondřej Surý <>
bird (1.4.5-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 1.4.5
o New 'show route noexport' command option.
o Port option for BGP sessions.
o Better constant handling in set literals.
o Better rate filtering of log messages.
o Several minor bugfixes.
2014-08-18 - Ondřej Surý <>
bird (1.4.4-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Frederik Kriewitz ]
* add missing $BIRD_ARGS to upstart scripts
[ Ondřej Surý ]
* Fix Vcs URLs to
* Add sp to Build-Depends (Closes: #758318)
2014-07-10 - Ondřej Surý <>
bird (1.4.4-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 1.4.4
o Extended OSPF multipath support.
o Default router preference for RAdv.
o Significant changes in socket layer.
o Important bugfix in BGP.
o Several minor bugfixes.
2014-04-29 - Ondřej Surý <>
bird (1.4.3-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add licensing of lib/heap.h to debian/copyright (Closes: #745745)
2014-04-15 - Ondřej Surý <>
bird (1.4.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Change bird-doc dependency from Recommends to Suggests
* Bump policy version to 3.9.5 (no change)
* New upstream version 1.4.3
2014-04-03 - Ondřej Surý <>
bird (1.4.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 1.4.2
o Important bugfix in BFD.  
* Build documentation and install it into bird-doc package (Closes: #664464)
2014-04-01 - Ondřej Surý <>
bird (1.4.1-1) unstable; urgency=high
* New upstream version 1.4.1
o BGP add-path support (RFC draft).
o BGP graceful restart (RFC 4724).
o OSPF: many changes in socket layer.
o OSPF: support for secondary addresses in BSD.
o OSPF: names for vlink pseudointerfaces (vlinkX).
o Several bugfixes.
* Fix new readline compatibility (Closes: #688385)
* Add manpage for bird (Closes: #579996)
* Build documentation and install it into bird-doc package (Closes: #664464)
* Add a uscan watch file
2013-12-16 - Ondřej Surý <>
bird (1.4.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Add 'exec' before bird execution in upstart jobs
2013-12-16 - Ondřej Surý <>
bird (1.4.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Enable default example router id because it's mandatory for IPv6

See Also

Package Description
bird-doc_1.4.5-1~bpo70+1_all.deb Internet Routing Daemon - documentatio
bird6_1.4.5-1~bpo70+1_all.deb Internet Routing Daemon [transitional packages]
bird_1.4.5-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb Internet Routing Daemon
bittwist_2.0-3~bpo70+1_amd64.deb libpcap based Ethernet packet generator
bladerf_0.2014.09~rc2-5~bpo70+1_amd64.deb nuand bladeRF software-defined radio device (tools)
blhc_0.04+20140813+gitac2b8ce-1~bpo70+1_all.deb build log hardening check
bluefish-data_2.2.6-1~bpo70+1_all.deb advanced Gtk+ text editor (data)
bluefish-plugins_2.2.6-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb advanced Gtk+ text editor (plugins)
bluefish_2.2.6-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb advanced Gtk+ text editor for web and software development
blueman_1.23-git201312311147-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb Graphical bluetooth manager
boinc-client_7.4.23+dfsg-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb core client for the BOINC distributed computing infrastructure
boinc-dev_7.4.23+dfsg-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb development files to build applications for BOINC projects (transitional)
boinc-manager_7.4.23+dfsg-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb GUI to control and monitor the BOINC core client
boinc_7.4.23+dfsg-1~bpo70+1_all.deb metapackage for the BOINC client and the manager
bosixnet-daemon_1.6-2~bpo70+1_all.deb Build Own IPv6 Network (client utilities)