erlang-yaws - Erlang application which implements HTTP webserver

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name erlang-yaws
Package version 1.94
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 778 B
Download size 425.86 KB
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Yaws is a high performance HTTP 1.1 webserver written in Erlang. It is a
multithreaded webserver where one Erlang light weight process is used to
handle each client. Two separate modes of operation are supported.
This package includes Erlang Yaws application suitable to work in embedded
mode where it runs as a webserver in another Erlang application.


Package Version Architecture Repository
erlang-yaws_1.94-1_i386.deb 1.94 i386 Debian Main
erlang-yaws - - -


Name Value
erlang-abi-15.b -
erlang-base >= 1:15.b.1-dfsg
erlang-base-hipe >= 1:15.b.1-dfsg
erlang-crypto >= 1:15.b.1-dfsg
erlang-inets >= 1:15.b.1-dfsg
erlang-mnesia >= 1:15.b.1-dfsg
erlang-ssl >= 1:15.b.1-dfsg
erlang-tools >= 1:15.b.1-dfsg
erlang-xmerl >= 1:15.b.1-dfsg
libc6 >= 2.2.5
libpam0g >=


Name Value
yaws << 1.88-2


Type URL
Binary Package erlang-yaws_1.94-1_amd64.deb
Source Package yaws

Install Howto

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




2012-06-26 - Sergei Golovan <>
yaws (1.94-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream bugfix release.
* Removed patches introduced in 1.93-1 and 1.93-2.
2012-06-26 - Sergei Golovan <>
yaws (1.93-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Added a patch which fixes delivering directory listings.
2012-06-24 - Sergei Golovan <>
yaws (1.93-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Refreshed patches and removed those which are no longer necessary.
* Added a patch which strengthens the random number generation for the
chat and mail applications. It also ensures all the characters in
the yaws_session_server cookies are printable.
* Don't compress the yaws.eps logo in the examples.
* Removed use_fdsrv option from the yaws.conf because its support is
removed by upstream.
2012-06-08 - Sergei Golovan <>
yaws (1.92-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed unnecessary suggested dependency on erlang-dev.
* Cleaned up debian/rules a bit.
* Bumped debhelper competibility version to 7 because of dh_lintian.
* Bumped standards version to 3.9.3.
2012-05-14 - Sergei Golovan <>
yaws (1.92-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Switched to long options in init.d script because the short ones aren't
documented anymore.
* Added a short notice on how to bind to a privileged port in yaws.default
file comments and README.Debian.
* Change Yaws config files permissions only if the local admin didn't
override them using dpkg-statoverride.
* Switched to the snakeoil SSL certificate from generating a new one in
postinstallation script.
2012-02-22 - Sergei Golovan <>
yaws (1.92-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Added patch which fixes version and modules list in the yapp application
2012-01-18 - Sergei Golovan <>
yaws (1.92-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Removed patches which fix directory traversal bug and loading external
drivers for Erlang R15B because they are included into this upstream
* Added a few more fixes for compatibility with Erlang R15B.
* Removed patch which uses external mime.types.
* Added a patch which fixes CVE-2011-5025 in the yaws-wiki package
(closes: #653966).
* Copied acceptor_pool_size option to yaws.conf from the upstream config.
2011-12-17 - Sergei Golovan <>
yaws (1.91-3) experimental; urgency=low
* Added patch which fixes loading external drivers in Erlang R15B.
* Added patch which moves from regexp to re module because the former
is removed from Erlang R15B.
2011-11-26 - Sergei Golovan <>
yaws (1.91-2) unstable; urgency=high
* Added patch by Uwe Dauernheim which fixes directory traversal bug
(closes: #650009).
2011-08-09 - Sergei Golovan <>
yaws (1.91-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.

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