bam - fast and flexible build system

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name bam
Package version 0.4.0
Package release 3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 196 B
Download size 53.69 KB
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Bam uses Lua to describe the build process. It's takes its inspiration for
the script files from scons. While scons focuses on being 100% correct when
building, bam makes a few sacrifices to acquire fast full and incremental
build times.


Package Version Architecture Repository
bam_0.4.0-3_i386.deb 0.4.0 i386 Debian Main
bam - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.2.5
liblua5.1-0 -


Type URL
Binary Package bam_0.4.0-3_amd64.deb
Source Package bam

Install Howto

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




2011-08-24 - Felix Geyer <>
bam (0.4.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* use-debian-liblua.diff: don't hardcode lua5.1 pkg-config file path.
(Closes: #639052; LP: #831166)
2011-05-18 - Felix Geyer <>
bam (0.4.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix FTBFS on GNU/kFreeBSD, mips and armhf.
- Add fix-ftbfs-kfreebsd.diff (Closes: #626726)
- Add fix-ftbfs-tests-fpic.diff (Closes: #626749)
* Only install useful doc files.
* Remove Gonéri Le Bouder from Uploaders on his request.
* Remove the test_output folder in clean target. (Closes: #626750)
2011-05-09 - Felix Geyer <>
bam (0.4.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Add myself to uploaders.
* Drop bus-error-on-SPARC.diff and GNU_Hurd.diff, fixed upstream.
* Refresh use-debian-liblua.diff for new upstream version.
* Switch to source format 3.0 (quilt).
* Use dh7 tiny rules file.
* Switch to compat level 8.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2, no changes needed.
* Update watch file and homepage field.
* Enable test suite.
- Add test-error-exit-code.diff to make it exit with an error on
test failure.
* Update man page.
2009-07-27 - Gonéri Le Bouder <>
bam (0.2.0-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Apply Barry GNU/Hurd patch (Closes: #532794)
* Standards-Version: 3.8.2, no change 
2009-04-05 - Gonéri Le Bouder <>
bam (0.2.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Add fixes/bus-error-SPARC (Closes: #522571)
* Standard Version 3.8.1, no change
* Clean the .pc directory
2009-01-24 - Gonéri Le Bouder <>
bam (0.2.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Builddepends on liblua5.1-0-dev, don't use the
embedded lua directory anymore 
* Builddeps on quilt and pkg-config 
2009-01-23 - Gonéri Le Bouder <>
bam (0.2.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #512806)

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bangarang_2.1-2_amd64.deb Multimedia player with a lightweight interface for KDE
banshee-community-extensions_2.4.0-4_all.deb set of community contributed extensions for Banshee
banshee-extension-alarm_2.4.0-4_all.deb Alarm extension for Banshee
banshee-extension-albumartwriter_2.4.0-4_all.deb Album art writer extension for Banshee
banshee-extension-ampache_2.4.0-4_all.deb Ampache extension for Banshee
banshee-extension-awn_2.4.0-4_all.deb AWN integration extension for Banshee
banshee-extension-coverwallpaper_2.4.0-4_all.deb Cover wallpaper extension for Banshee
banshee-extension-duplicatesongdetector_2.4.0-4_all.deb Duplicate song detector extension for Banshee
banshee-extension-foldersync_2.4.0-4_all.deb Folder synchronization extension for Banshee
banshee-extension-jamendo_2.4.0-4_all.deb Jamendo extension for Banshee