libpcsclite-dev - Middleware to access a smart card using PC/SC (development files)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libpcsclite-dev
Package version 1.8.4
Package release 1+deb7u1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 216 B
Download size 74.02 KB
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The purpose of PC/SC Lite is to provide a Windows(R) SCard interface
in a very small form factor for communicating to smart cards and
smart cards readers.
This package contains the files needed for compiling and linking
an application that communicates to any reader available to the
PC/SC daemon.
This package also contains the PC/SC spying library:


Package Version Architecture Repository
libpcsclite-dev_1.8.4-1+deb7u2_amd64.deb 1.8.4 amd64 Debian Security Updates Main
libpcsclite-dev_1.8.4-1+deb7u2_i386.deb 1.8.4 i386 Debian Security Updates Main
libpcsclite-dev_1.8.4-1+deb7u1_i386.deb 1.8.4 i386 Debian Main
libpcsclite-dev - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libpcsclite1 = 1.8.4-1+deb7u1
multiarch-support -


Type URL
Binary Package libpcsclite-dev_1.8.4-1+deb7u1_amd64.deb
Source Package pcsc-lite

Install Howto

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




2013-05-11 - Ludovic Rousseau <>
pcsc-lite (1.8.4-1+deb7u1) wheezy; urgency=low
* Fix "failed upgrade squeeze -> wheezy" by removing addgroup call
(Closes: #707756)
The pcscd group was instroduced in pcsc-lite 1.6.0 no more used
since pcsc-lite 1.8.0
* Correctly check systemd is running (backport from change in 1.8.8-3)
* debian/patches/{readerfactory,winscard_clnt}: two important fixes from
upstream newer versions.
2012-06-26 - Ludovic Rousseau <>
pcsc-lite (1.8.4-1) unstable; urgency=high
* New upstream release
* urgency set to high since this version of pcsc-lite fixes the Alioth bug
[#313684] "Reader name too long" error and need to be in wheezy before the
2012-05-06 - Ludovic Rousseau <>
pcsc-lite (1.8.3-3) unstable; urgency=low
* rebuild for multi-arch. See bug #647522
2012-03-31 - Ludovic Rousseau <>
pcsc-lite (1.8.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix "invoke-rc.d pcscd start starts the daemon again if allready
running" do not remove /var/run/pcscd/ if already present (Closes: #666465)
2012-03-30 - Ludovic Rousseau <>
pcsc-lite (1.8.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Fix "fails to start if config directory contains subdirectories"
fixed upstream (Closes: #658322)
* debian/control: Standards-Version: 3.9.2 -> 3.9.3. No change needed.
* Add Build-Depends: dpkg-dev (>= 1.16.1~) so that dpkg-buildflags supports
--export=configure as we use it in debian/rules. This is needed to easily
packport the package.
Thanks to Jean-Michel Pouré for the bug report.
* Add multi-arch support. (LP: #949912)
2012-01-18 - Ludovic Rousseau <>
pcsc-lite (1.8.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Fix "Please enabled hardened build flags" by using $(shell
dpkg-buildflags --export=configure) as a ./configure argument
(Closes: #656273)
* Fix "please package libpcsclite debug symbols" by providing a new
package libpcsclite-dbg (Closes: #655915)
* Fix "please package tool" by installing pcsc-spy in
/usr/bin/ from package libpcsclite-dev (Closes: #655756)
2011-12-15 - Ludovic Rousseau <>
pcsc-lite (1.8.1-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix "[pcscd] unusable due to typo in init.d-script" Correctly set the
access rights of /var/run/pcscd (Closes: #652236)
2011-12-03 - Ludovic Rousseau <>
pcsc-lite (1.8.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* If systemd is used then do not start pcscd at boot but on demand
2011-11-29 - Ludovic Rousseau <>
pcsc-lite (1.8.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/{control,rules}: do not Build-Depends: on systemd but use
--with-systemdsystemunitdir=/lib/systemd/system instead
Fix "Not building on !linux architectures" (Closes: #650251)
2011-11-27 - Ludovic Rousseau <>
pcsc-lite (1.8.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/pcscd.postinst: Fix "Fails to configure" check that systemd is
installed _and_ running (Closes: #650174)
* debian/control: Add Build-Depends: systemd since the ./configure script
uses pkg-config --variable=systemdsystemunitdir systemd

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