libcdk5 - C-based curses widget library

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libcdk5
Package version 5.0.20060507
Package release 4
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 344 B
Download size 130.53 KB
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CDK stands for "Curses Development Kit".  CDK sits on top of the curses
library and provides 22 ready to use widgets for rapid application
development of text-based interfaces.  CDK delivers many of the common
widget types required for a robust interface.  Widgets can be combined
to create complex widgets if needed.
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Package Version Architecture Repository
libcdk5_5.0.20060507-4_i386.deb 5.0.20060507 i386 Debian Main
libcdk5 - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.3
libncurses5 >= 5.7+20100313


Type URL
Binary Package libcdk5_5.0.20060507-4_amd64.deb
Source Package libcdk5

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libcdk5 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libcdk5




2011-02-19 - Sam Hocevar <>
libcdk5 (5.0.20060507-4) unstable; urgency=low
* QA Upload.
* explicitly_link_with_ncurses.patch: fix missing libncurses5 dependency.
2011-02-10 - Scott Howard <>
libcdk5 (5.0.20060507-3) unstable; urgency=low
* QA Upload.
* Policy 3.9.1 (see Lintian cleaning below) and debian/compat 8
* Lintian cleaning
- ${misc:Depends} added to libcdk5 and libcdk5-dev
- fixed make clean call: [ ! -f Makefile ] || $(MAKE) distclean 
- debian/compat 7
- replaced ${Source-Version} with ${binary:Version} in debian/control
- dh_prep used in rules instead of dh_clean -k
* Removed static patching of config.guess config.sub, removed those files,
they will be copied from autotools-dev package in debian/rules
* removed the following lines from debian/libcdk5-dev.install
(dh_install throws error if you try to install files from an empty dir,
and these files were not present in the previous Debian build)
- usr/lib/pkgconfig/*
- usr/lib/*.la 
- usr/share/pkgconfig/* 
* Added missing headers and example files (Closes: #500161, LP: #565526)
- debian/patches/missing_header_examples.patch
- debian/libcdk5-dev.examples added: include/cdk_test.h, examples/.,
* Fixed segfault in calendar.c (Closes: #452401, LP: #290624)
- debian/patches/cal_segfault.patch
* debian/patches/libcdk5_man_cdk_display_examples_fix.diff
- The examples in the cdk_display(3) man page are incorrect
(wrong colors, segfault) (Closes: #593283)
2010-02-17 - John Goerzen <>
libcdk5 (5.0.20060507-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Orphaning this package.
2007-06-06 - John Goerzen <>
libcdk5 (5.0.20060507-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Fixed header patching.  Patch from Robert Schiele.
Closes: #402978, #416336.
* Update widget count in description.  Closes: #294709.
2005-08-13 - John Goerzen <>
libcdk5 (5.0.20050424-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Call ./configure properly even if not executable.  Closes: #322977.
2005-07-25 - John Goerzen <>
libcdk5 (5.0.20050424-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Packaged CDK 5 from  Closes: #319891, #211728.
* New source, library, dev package names; this is from a different
branch and is not API-compatible with libcdk version 4.
2005-02-09 - Peter Eisentraut <>
libcdk (4.9.9-4) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer (closes: #279779)
* Previous two NMUs acknowledged (closes: #236485, #259606)
* Revised description (from upstream web site)
* Updated standards version
* Changed section of libcdk-devel to match overrides
* Updated debian/rules to debhelper 4 conventions
* Use dpatch
* Change all man page sections 3X to 3 to match file names
* Corrected debian/copyright
2004-07-17 - Frank Lichtenheld <>
libcdk (4.9.9-3.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload during BSP
* Update libtool stuff to let the package compile on ARM
(Closes: #259606)
2004-07-11 - Frank Lichtenheld <>
libcdk (4.9.9-3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload during BSP
* Don't overwrite COPYING with GPL text. It is not!
* Don't overwrite INSTALL with generic autotools text.
* Fix debian/copyright to include the actual license and a
correct copyright statement (Closes: #236485, #238957)
2001-12-29 - Stephen Zander <>
libcdk (4.9.9-3) unstable; urgency=high
* New maintainer,
Closes: #123485
* NMU changes merged in CVS repository,
Closes: #74237, #94813
* Fix Y2K-ism in examples/bind_ex.c,
Closes: #97189
* Package now Build-Depends & Depends on libncurses5-dev,
Closes: #100800, #104310
* Include links for functions listed in manpages per policy,
Closes: #103917
* Correctly include latest config.sub & config.guess at build time,
Closes: #104437

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