webfs - lightweight HTTP server for static content

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name webfs
Package version 1.21+ds1
Package release 8.1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 218 B
Download size 66.33 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
This package provides a simple web server for mostly static content,
with limited CGI support (GET requests only).
Example uses include giving HTTP access to the contents of an FTP
site, or exporting some files by quickly starting a web server
without any need to edit configuration files first.


Package Version Architecture Repository
webfs_1.21+ds1-8.1_amd64.deb 1.21+ds1 amd64 Debian Main
webfs - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
libc6 >= 2.3
libgcrypt11 >= 1.4.5
libgnutls26 >= 2.12.17-0
ucf -


Name Value
httpd -


Type URL
Binary Package webfs_1.21+ds1-8.1_i386.deb
Source Package webfs

Install Howto

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




2012-05-16 - Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org>
webfs (1.21+ds1-8.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix pending l10n issues. Debconf translations:
- Danish (Joe Hansen).  Closes: #660368
- Dutch; (Jeroen Schot).  Closes: #661680
2010-12-02 - Mats Erik Andersson <mats.andersson@gisladisker.se>
webfs (1.21+ds1-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Regressions on previous package version.
+ debian/postrm: Test on full path.
+ debian/postinst: Full path and temporary file copy.
+ Closes: #605690, #605691.
2010-11-30 - Mats Erik Andersson <mats.andersson@gisladisker.se>
webfs (1.21+ds1-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Violation of Policy 10.7.3: Config file.
+ Use `ucf' for updating configuration.
+ d/control: Depend on "ucf".
+ d/rules: Install conffile as "/usr/share/webfs/webfsd.conf.auto".
+ d/webfs.postinst: Copy old conffile, do all updating on the file
"webfs.conf.auto", and register the result using "ucf" and "ucfr".
+ d/webfs.postrm: Purge with support of "ucfr" and "ucf".
+ Closes: #603926.
* FTBFS when using "binutils-gold".
+ Explicitly add "-lgcrypt" to LDFLAGS.
+ debian/patches/63_gnutls.diff: Updated file.
+ Contributed by Roy Jamison. Origin LP: #665276.
+ Closes: #601044.
* debian/webfs.init: Remove `$named' from Required-Start
and from Required-Stop.
2010-10-20 - Mats Erik Andersson <mats.andersson@gisladisker.se>
webfs (1.21+ds1-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Upgrade standard from 3.8.4 to 3.9.1: No changes.
* debian/po/cs.po: Updated file.
+ Thanks to Miroslav Kure for the updated translation.
+ Closes: #599945.
* debian/po/ja.po: Renamed from incorrect "jp.po".
2010-06-10 - Mats Erik Andersson <mats.andersson@gisladisker.se>
webfs (1.21+ds1-5) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches/63_gnutls.diff: Updated file.
+ Execute 'gnutls_*_deinit' inside a conditional block.
+ Closes: #577241
2010-04-22 - Mats Erik Andersson <mats.andersson@gisladisker.se>
webfs (1.21+ds1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Incorrect determination of group access, an old bug.
+ debian/patches/70_group_access.diff: New file.
+ debian/NEWS: Mention the vulnerability.
2010-03-31 - Mats Erik Andersson <mats.andersson@gisladisker.se>
webfs (1.21+ds1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Prepare for better failure checks:
+ debian/patches/60_error_trapping.diff: New file.
* Implement support for GnuTLS, replacing support for OpenSSL:
+ Closes: #395873.
+ debian/patches/63_gnutls.diff: New file.
+ debian/Make.config: Add macro USE_GNUTLS.
+ debian/control: Build depends on libgnutls-dev.
* Improved usage of capacities offered by libgnutls:
+ debian/patches/66_further_gnutls.diff: New file.
* debian/webfs.examples: New file.
+ debian/local/create_cert.sh: Generator of test certificates.
* Debconf templates and debian/control reviewed by the debian-l10n-
english team as part of the Smith review project. Closes: #572604
+ debian/po/en.po: Deleted trivial placeholder. Closes: #573121
* [Debconf translation updates]
+ Work coordinated by Christian Perrier.
+ Vietnamese (Clytie Siddall).  Closes: #573169
+ Russian (Yuri Kozlov). Closes: #569979, #573196
+ Norwegian Bokmaal (Bjoern Steensrud). Closes: #573342
+ Polish (Wiktor Wandachowicz).  Closes: #573647
+ Swedish (Martin Bagge).  Closes: #574251
+ French (Christian Perrier).  Closes: #574367
+ Portuguese (Pedro Ribeiro).  Closes: #574865
+ Spanish (Francisco Javier Cuadrado).  Closes: #574952
+ Italian (Vincenzo Campanella).  Closes: #575100
+ German (Martin Eberhard Schauer).  Closes: #575172
* debian/webfs.init:
+ At 'stop' and 'restart', make sure the old PID-file is removed.
+ debian/webfs.prerm: Workaround for outdated init-scripts.

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