pexec - Executing commands in parallel

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name pexec
Package version 1.0~rc8
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 160 B
Download size 72.06 KB
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The main purpose of pexec is to execute the given command in parallel on
the local host or on remote hosts, while some of the execution
parameters, namely the redirected standard input, output or error and
environmental variables can be varied. The capabilities of the program
are extended with additional features, such as allowing to define mutual
exclusions, do atomic command executions and implement higher level
resource and job control. The maximum number of simultaneous tasks can
be controlled by a hypervisor daemon: with such a daemon, concurrent
pexec instances can be launched without an unexpectedly high load.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pexec_1.0~rc8-2_i386.deb 1.0~rc8 i386 Debian Main
pexec - - -


Name Value
dpkg >= 1.15.4
install-info -
libc6 >= 2.3


Type URL
Binary Package pexec_1.0~rc8-2_amd64.deb
Source Package pexec

Install Howto

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




2012-06-04 - Milan Zamazal <>
pexec (1.0~rc8-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Standards 3.9.3 (no real change).
* Missing build-* targets added to debian/rules.
* Sign of the initial template removed from debian/copyright.
2010-02-28 - Milan Zamazal <>
pexec (1.0~rc8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release; closes: #569822.

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