bnd - tool to create and diagnose OSGi R4 bundles

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name bnd
Package version 1.50.0
Package release 8
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 2.25 KB
Download size 1.18 MB
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The bnd tool helps you create and diagnose OSGi R4 bundles.
The key functions are:
* Show the manifest and JAR contents of a bundle
* Wrap a JAR so that it becomes a bundle
* Create a Bundle from a specification and a class path
* Verify the validity of the manifest entries
The tool is capable of acting as:
* Command line tool
* Eclipse Plugin
* Maven Plugin
* Ant Plugin


Package Version Architecture Repository
bnd_1.50.0-8_all.deb 1.50.0 all Debian Main
bnd - - -


Name Value
default-jre-headless -
java-wrappers -
java5-runtime-headless -
libosgi-compendium-java >= 4.3.0
libosgi-core-java >= 4.3.0


Type URL
Binary Package bnd_1.50.0-8_all.deb
Source Package bnd

Install Howto

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




2014-04-29 - Emmanuel Bourg <>
bnd (1.50.0-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* Added a patch to fix the compilation errors with Java 8
* debian/control:
- Removed the dependency on openjdk-6-jdk
- Standards-Version updated to 3.9.5 (no changes)
* Switch to debhelper level 9
2013-10-17 - Emmanuel Bourg <>
bnd (1.50.0-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Install the Maven artifacts biz.aQute:annotation and biz.aQute:bnd
2013-07-26 - Emmanuel Bourg <>
bnd (1.50.0-6) unstable; urgency=low
[ Emmanuel Bourg ]
* Added a patch to compile with Ant 1.9 (Closes: #712343)
* Fixed the unmappable character errors during the compilation
* debian/watch: Updated to catch the recent releases on Github
* debian/control:
- Updated Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no changes)
- Use canonical URLs for the Vcs-* fields
* debian/rules: Improved the clean target
* Updated the Maven pom
[ Damien Raude-Morvan ]
* d/rules: Don't fail clean target if there is no things to delete.
* Upload to unstable.
2012-07-25 - Damien Raude-Morvan <>
bnd (1.50.0-5) unstable; urgency=low
* d/rules: Fix FTBFS after update to eclipse 3.8.0~rc4-1 (Closes: #682647).
* d/copyright: Update to copyright format 1.0.
2012-04-30 - Jakub Adam <>
bnd (1.50.0-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix FTBFS after update to eclipse 3.7.2-1 (Closes: #669533).
* Add Jakub Adam to Uploaders.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3: no changes needed.
2012-01-17 - Damien Raude-Morvan <>
bnd (1.50.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* d/rules: Fix broken link with Eclipse JDT during build. (Closes: #655548).
* d/patches/display_bsn_on_missing_bundle.diff: Improve error message when
some bundle is missing.
2011-12-08 - Miguel Landaeta <>
bnd (1.50.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Miguel Landaeta ]
* Team upload.
[ James Page ]
* Fix FTBFS with OpenJDK 7 (LP: #888926) (Closes: #651389):
- d/ Set default source/target to 1.5 to ensure
backwards compatibility and avoid Java 7 encoding errors.
2011-11-09 - Damien Raude-Morvan <>
bnd (1.50.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* d/control: Add Build-Depends on libbindex-java.
* d/{bootstrap,rules}: Add bindex.jar to classpath.
* d/patches/no_git_during_build.diff: Don't try to use GIT during build.
* d/patches/osgi43_fixes.diff: Some fixes for libosgi-core-java >= 4.3.
* d/patches/no_felix.diff: Drop dependency on felix-framework (to remove
dependency cycle).
2011-10-26 - Damien Raude-Morvan <>
bnd (1.44.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2: no changes needed.
* d/copyright: Upgrade to latest DEP-5 version.
* Use upstream build system:
- d/ Rework to use github (Closes: #640839).
- d/build.xml, d/ Drop.
- d/bootstrap.xml: Build a small bnd.jar just for its own bootstrap.
- Rename d/ to d/ and remove unneeded bits.
* Enable full OSGi and Eclipse modules (Closes: #565749) :
- d/control: Add Build-Depends on libswt-gtk-3-java, eclipse-rcp,
eclipse-jdt and libosgi-core-java
- d/control: Only Suggests: eclipse-rcp, eclipse-jdt
2011-08-30 - Torsten Werner <>
bnd (0.0.384-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* Switch to source format 3.0.
* Update Standards-Version: 3.9.1.

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