libv8-3.14.5 - V8 JavaScript engine - runtime library

Distribution: Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: libv8-3.14.5
Package version:
Package release: 8.1
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 4.20 KB
Download size: 1.21 MB
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V8 is a high performance JavaScript engine written in C++. It is used in the web browser Chromium. This package provides the dynamic library for V8.



    Source package: libv8-3.14

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install libv8-3.14.5 deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install libv8-3.14.5


    • /usr/lib/
    • /usr/share/doc/libv8-3.14.5/AUTHORS
    • /usr/share/doc/libv8-3.14.5/
    • /usr/share/doc/libv8-3.14.5/buildinfo_amd64.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/libv8-3.14.5/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/libv8-3.14.5/changelog.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/libv8-3.14.5/copyright


    2015-02-13 - Michael Gilbert <> libv8-3.14 ( unstable; urgency=medium * Non-maintainer upload. * Add documenting the lack of security support for this package for jessie (closes: #775715).

    2014-05-06 - Jérémy Lal <> libv8-3.14 ( unstable; urgency=medium * Add 0004_hurd.patch, add Architecture: hurd-i386. Thanks to Svante Signell (Closes: #747246).

    2014-04-25 - Jérémy Lal <> libv8-3.14 ( unstable; urgency=medium * Refresh 0002_mips patch * 0003_armv4t_disable_vfp.patch: disable runtime detection of armel vfpv3 capabilities, it is incompatible with compilation options for armel support.

    2014-04-09 - Jérémy Lal <> libv8-3.14 ( unstable; urgency=medium * Standards-Version 3.9.5 * Add support for mips architecture (Closes: #736332): + upstream v8m-rb backported mips support to v8-3.14 branch + apply v8 upstream upstream fixes to mips arch + target loongson variant

    2013-12-20 - Jérémy Lal <> libv8-3.14 ( unstable; urgency=medium * Import backport of upstream fix for CVE-2013-6639 and CVE-2013-6640.

    2013-07-22 - Jérémy Lal <> libv8-3.14 ( unstable; urgency=low [ Jérémy Lal ] * Patch: 0013_gcc_48_compat, closes: bug#701312. * Allow Build-Dependency on latest libv8 branch version or on a specific branch: libv8-<API>-dev or libv8-dev. Ensure switching from one dev package to another works properly. Add a specific case for libv8-3.14 (<= [ Jonas Smedegaard ] * Tidy long descriptions to talk only about what packages provide, not the uses of it.

    2013-05-04 - Jérémy Lal <> libv8-3.14 ( experimental; urgency=low * 0001_kfreebsd.patch: fix tests runner in previous broken patch.

    2013-05-01 - Jérémy Lal <> libv8-3.14 ( experimental; urgency=low * Fix mipsel build (upstream follows same archs names as debian). * 0001_kfreebsd.patch: work around kfreebsd tests runner failure, "This platform lacks a functioning sem_open implementation".

    2013-03-19 - Jonas Smedegaard <> libv8-3.14 ( experimental; urgency=low [ upstream ] * New release. [ Jérémy Lal ] * Update patches: + Update 0001_kfreebsd: Partially fixed upstream. + Remove 0013_performance_regression_fix: Applied upstream. + Unfuzz patches. * Update version numbers in watch file and package names/dependencies to reflect curent upstream version. * Build-depend unversioned on cdbs: Needed version satisfied in stable and oldstable no longer supported. * Append CPPFLAGS to CXXFLAGS and export LDFLAGS to let gyp catch hardening flags. Maybe fixes hardening (see bug#689754). * Fix remove all *.pyc files below tools dir. * Update copyright file: + Extend coverage for main copyright holder with current year. + Add tools/testrunner/server/ (in the Public Domain). [ Jonas Smedegaard ] * Explicitly mention Public Domain file as such in Copyright field. * Have git-import-orig suppress upstream .gitignore file. * Drop obsolete "DM-Upload-Allowed" control file field. * Update to use URL for Vcs-Git field. * Track upstream source via github mirror (not limited-use SVN tags). * Include CDBS upstream-tarball snippet, and setup get-orig-source target. * Tidy README.source: + Drop obsolete sections. + Refer to common CDBS+git-buildpackage praxis. + Emphasize explicitly that NMUs can totally ignore * Tidy rules file: Resolve version strings in fewer shell calls. * Use versioned source package name, to allow multiple branches to coexist: Nodejs often needs more stable release than Chromium. * Git-ignore quilt .pc dir.