kgb - Archiver for .kgb files

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name kgb
Package version 1.0b4+ds
Package release 13.2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 116 B
Download size 39.32 KB
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This is an archiver (compressor/decompressor) for files in the KGB format,
which provides high compression rates at the expense of memory and CPU time.
This package contains the KGB archiver based on the
PAQ6 archiver by Matt Mahoney.


Package Version Architecture Repository
kgb_1.0b4+ds-13.2_i386.deb 1.0b4+ds i386 Debian Main
kgb - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.3.4
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libstdc++6 >= 4.1.1


Type URL
Binary Package kgb_1.0b4+ds-13.2_amd64.deb
Source Package kgb

Install Howto

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




2012-05-06 - gregor herrmann <>
kgb (1.0b4+ds-13.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix "ftbfs with GCC-4.7": add patch gcc-4.7.patch (missing include).
(Closes: #667226)
2011-03-05 - Hector Oron <>
kgb (1.0b4+ds-13.1) unstable; urgency=low
* NMU, added armhf to arch list. (Closes: #604533) 
2010-04-24 - Raphael Geissert <>
kgb (1.0b4+ds-13) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control:
+ Add sh4 to the architectures list.  Thanks Nobuhiro Iwamatsu for
the test build. (Closes: #568963)
* bad_strings.patch: fix typo (Closes: #578031)
2010-01-29 - Raphael Geissert <>
kgb (1.0b4+ds-12) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control:
+ Drop DM-UA field.
+ Bump standards version to 3.8.4, no changes needed.
+ Update my email address.
+ Drop useless suggests on unrar and unzip.
* debian/rules:
+ General cleanup.
* debian/
+ General cleanup.
2008-06-20 - Raphael Geissert <>
kgb (1.0b4+ds-11) unstable; urgency=low
* Dropped, now useless, build-dependency on tofrodos
+ Allows package to be built on hurd-i386
* Strip '+ds' in watch file
2008-06-20 - Raphael Geissert <>
kgb (1.0b4+ds-10) unstable; urgency=low
* Repackaged the tarball
+ Removed .exe file from it
+ Converted .cpp to Unix end of lines (Closes: #485151)
* Refreshed all patches (using the same naming convention on all of them)
+ Also renamed some to be more meaningful
* Bumped to Standards-Version 3.8.0
+ Use find instead of findstring to parse DEB_BUILD_OPTS
2008-06-01 - Raphael Geissert <>
kgb (1.0b4-9) unstable; urgency=medium
* The "one says it builds, but buildd's don't" anti-arm upload.
+ Not building in arm anymore
2008-04-28 - Raphael Geissert <>
kgb (1.0b4-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/patches/packed.patch: use the packed attribute when building for arm.
+ Finally fixes issues when building in arm.
* debian/ add another test with a hardcoded md5sum to make sure
binary compatibility of the compressed files is preserved
among the different arch builds.
* debian/rules: minor tweaks
* Refreshed patches 
2008-04-08 - Raphael Geissert <>
kgb (1.0b4-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/patches/32bits.diff: Make kgb !32bits builds-capable
+ Fixes FTBFS: cc1plus: error: unrecognized command line option "-m32"
(Closes: #474723)
* debian/copyright: add packaging copyright and licence
2008-04-06 - Raphael Geissert <>
kgb (1.0b4-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* patches/bad_strings.patch: Make prompts easier to understand
(Closes: #471018)
* kgb.1: Correct typos and bad wording (Closes: #471017)
Thanks to "A. Costa <>"
* Remove double space in package description, thanks to Cyril Brulebois
* LFS support:
+ Make sure it is compiled with the LFS flags
+ Replaced some long int stuff with long long ones (Closes: #473074)
* debian/ add a simple test suite to be run at the build target
* debian/control: Build-Depend on g++-multilib
+ Not building 64bits bins as the code is designed for 32bits archs
- Previous !32bits builds are broken, hence the urgency

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kicad-doc-en_0.20140622+bzr4027-3_all.deb Kicad help files (English)
kicad-doc-es_0.20140622+bzr4027-3_all.deb Kicad help files (Spanish)
kicad-doc-fr_0.20140622+bzr4027-3_all.deb Kicad help files (French)
kicad-doc-hu_0.20140622+bzr4027-3_all.deb Kicad help files (Hungarian)
kicad-doc-it_0.20140622+bzr4027-3_all.deb Kicad help files (Italian)