javascript-common - Base support for JavaScript library packages

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name javascript-common
Package version 11
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 68 B
Download size 5.98 KB
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Web applications that use JavaScript need to distribute it through HTTP. Using
a common path for every script avoids the need to enable this path in the HTTP
server for every package.
This is a helper package that creates /usr/share/javascript and enables it in
the Apache and Lighttpd webserver.


Package Version Architecture Repository
javascript-common_11_all.deb 11 all Debian Main
javascript-common - - -


Type URL
Binary Package javascript-common_11_all.deb
Source Package javascript-common

Install Howto

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




2013-07-29 - Marcelo Jorge Vieira (metal) <>
javascript-common (11) unstable; urgency=low
* Test if obsolete /etc/apache2/conf.d/ was removed by user before
touching it (Closes: #718249); Thanks Jean-Michel Vourgère.
* Improving clean up for fresh installs.
2013-07-28 - Marcelo Jorge Vieira (metal) <>
javascript-common (10) unstable; urgency=low
* Downgrading webservers relation from 'recommends' to 'suggests'
2013-07-28 - Marcelo Jorge Vieira (metal) <>
javascript-common (9) unstable; urgency=low
[ Jean-Michel Vourgère ]
* Fixed lighttpd test of preexisting link. (Closes: #712072)
* Reload apache2/lighttpd ourself, drop dependency on wwwconfig-common.
(Closes: #638200)
* Make lintian happy:
. Bumped standard to 3.9.4 (no change required).
. Canonicalize control vcs-fields.
* Make piuparts happy: (Closes: #603205)
. Remove conf-enabled/ on postrm if empty.
. Remove obsolete dir conf.d/ if empty on configure.
* Moved /etc/javascript-common conffiles into their final conf-available
conf-enabled/ and conf.d files are now proper links on conf-available ones.
. New maintscript.
. Renamed source file lighttpd.conf into 90-javascript-alias.conf.
. Bumped to compat level 9.
. Adjusted Depends on debhelper >= 9
* Add copyright format version.
* Changed set up for apache2.4 (Closes: #710475)
. Build-Depends on dh-apache2.
. New debian/apache2 file with dh_apache2 settings.
. Added --with apache2 to debian/rules.
. Changed Suggests: into Recommends: http.
* Disable lighttpd conf in prerm remove. Temporarily store the fact that user
manually disabled our configuration. In that case, do not reinstall link on
configure. See README.lighttpd_removal. (Downgrades #474913)
[ Marcelo Jorge Vieira ]
* Removed Steve Kemp from Uploaders
2010-09-27 - Marcelo Jorge Vieira (metal) <>
javascript-common (8) unstable; urgency=low
* Upgranding Standards-Version to 3.9.1 (no changes);
* Changing my email for Debian address;
* Changed "javascript" from lowercase to CamelCase
in short description (Closes: #570675);
* Removed DM-Upload-Allowed field;
* Adding configuration for lighttpd (Closes: #594953)
Thanks Rogério Brito <>;
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format.
2009-08-26 - Daniel Baumann <>
javascript-common (7) unstable; urgency=low
* Removing myself from uploaders.
* Updating package to standards version 3.8.3.
* Minimizing rules file.
* Wrapping uploaders field.
2009-05-25 - Marcelo Jorge Vieira (metal) <>
javascript-common (6) unstable; urgency=low
[ Marcelo Jorge Vieira ]
* Updated Standards-Version to 3.8.1
* Removed the Indexes option from Apache configuration (Closes: #529708)
* Added DM-Upload-Allowed control field
* Fixed my name in debian/control
[ Daniel Baumann ]
* Prefixing debhelper files with package name
2008-09-18 - Daniel Baumann <>
javascript-common (5) unstable; urgency=high
* Conditionally call wwwconfig-common/ in postrm script
(Closes: #499362).
2008-08-27 - Daniel Baumann <>
javascript-common (4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Downgrading relation to 'apache2 | httpd' from recommends to suggests
(Closes: #496259).
2008-06-09 - Daniel Baumann <>
javascript-common (3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Adding httpd alternative to apache2 recommends, thanks to Gregory
Colpart <> (Closes: #485211).
* Removing superfluous lintian override from debhelper install file,
this is already taken care of by the lintian debhelper.
* Using lintian debhelper to install lintian overrides.
* Updating package to debhelper 7.
* Updating to standards 3.8.0.

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