pchar - Characterize the bandwidth, latency and loss on network links

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name pchar
Package version 1.5
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 130 B
Download size 51.83 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
pchar is a reimplementation of the pathchar utility, written by Van
Jacobson.  Both programs attempt to characterize the bandwidth,
latency, and loss of links along an end-to-end path through the
Internet.  pchar works in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pchar_1.5-1_i386.deb 1.5 i386 Debian Main
pchar - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.2.5
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libstdc++6 >= 4.1.1


Type URL
Binary Package pchar_1.5-1_amd64.deb
Source Package pchar

Install Howto

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




2012-02-16 - Petter Reinholdtsen <pere@debian.org>
pchar (1.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Reupload to Debian based on old package found in
snapshot.debian.org (Closes: #660152).
* New upstream version.
* Update to use debhelper compat level 8 and rewrote build system to
use dh and quilt.
* Update watch file to point to new homepage.
* New patches:
- cxx-typo-getifinfo: Fix typo in C++ header.
- cxx-const-charp-warning: avoid warning from "string" casted to char*.
- destdir-install: Change install Makefile rule to use DESTDIR.
2001-07-15 - Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org>
pchar (1.4-3) unstable; urgency=low
* The "autoconf can bite me" release.
* Use two separate tests to check for libsnmp with and without ssl
support (Closes: #105294)
2001-07-10 - Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org>
pchar (1.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Rebuilt against ucd-snmp 4.2.1-5, which is no longer linked with
openssl (Closes: #102428)
2001-06-21 - Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org>
pchar (1.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
* Update -lsnmp test to try with -lcrypto, since libsnmp is now linked
against it.
2001-04-14 - Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org>
pchar (1.3.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
2001-01-27 - Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org>
pchar (1.2-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Recompiled against libsnmp4.2
2001-01-10 - Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org>
pchar (1.2-3) unstable; urgency=low
* No longer ship pchar setuid; instead ask during configuration and (if
yes), add a statoverride.
2000-12-16 - Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org>
pchar (1.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix ".SH PCHAR" -> ".SH NAME" is pchar.8 so that whatis works
2000-11-29 - Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org>
pchar (1.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release.

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