python-ldns - Python bindings for the ldns library for DNS programming

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name python-ldns
Package version 1.6.17
Package release 5+b1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 1.36 KB
Download size 181.00 KB
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The goal of ldns is to simplify DNS programming, it supports recent RFCs
like the DNSSEC documents, and allows developers to easily create software
conforming to current RFCs, and experimental software for current Internet
This archive contains modules that allow you to use LDNS Library in
Python programs.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-ldns_1.6.17-5+b1_i386.deb 1.6.17 i386 Debian Main
python-ldns - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libldns1 >= 1.6.17
libpython2.7 >= 2.7
python >= 2.7
python << 2.8


Name Value
python2.7-ldns -


Type URL
Binary Package python-ldns_1.6.17-5+b1_amd64.deb
Source Package ldns

Install Howto

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




2014-06-19 - Ondřej Surý <>
ldns (1.6.17-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add upstream fix for double free for answers bigger than 4096 bytes
* Add upstream fix whitespace bug in ldns-read-zone
2014-06-16 - Ondřej Surý <>
ldns (1.6.17-4) unstable; urgency=high
* [CVE-2014-3209]: fix ldns-keygen writing private DNSKEYs with default
umask (Closes: #746758)
2014-06-13 - Ondřej Surý <>
ldns (1.6.17-3) unstable; urgency=high
* Add Breaks for dnssec-trigger as well to allow its backports without
symbol breakage in libldns1
2014-06-13 - Ondřej Surý <>
ldns (1.6.17-2) unstable; urgency=high
* Install libldns.pc into correct location (Closes:  #746614)
* Add Breaks for opendnssec version that uses strlcpy symbol from ldns
(Closes: #720702)
2014-02-11 - Ondřej Surý <>
ldns (1.6.17-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version 1.6.17
* Use updated watch file
* Refresh patches for 1.6.17 release
* Install libldns.pc to /usr/lib/pkg-config (Closes: #696025)
* Update symbols file that has removed some internal symbols
2013-07-10 - Ondřej Surý <>
ldns (1.6.16-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version 1.6.16
* Update patches for release 1.6.16
2012-11-27 - Ondřej Surý <>
ldns (1.6.13-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Add correct Breaks/Replaces, fix typo and version (Closes: #694468)
2012-09-07 - Ondřej Surý <>
ldns (1.6.13-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Also move manual page for ldns-config to libldns-dev package
2012-07-13 - Ondřej Surý <>
ldns (1.6.13-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Convert python-ldns package to dh_python2
* Move ldns-config to /usr/sbin and to libldns-dev where it belongs
2012-05-28 - Ondřej Surý <>
ldns (1.6.13-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Daniel Baumann ]
* Removing gost symbols in libldns1 if needed (Closes: #649695)
[ Ondřej Surý ]
* Generate symbols file in dh_makeshlibs target
* Imported Upstream version 1.6.13 (Closes: #674458)
* Add new symbols introduced in 1.6.13

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