boswars - futuristic real-time strategy game

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name boswars
Package version 2.7
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 1.89 KB
Download size 692.00 KB
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Bos Wars is a futuristic real-time strategy game. It is possible to play
against human opponents over local network (LAN), internet, or against the
OpenGL support is available as a run-time configuration option.


Package Version Architecture Repository
boswars_2.7-1_amd64.deb 2.7 amd64 Debian Main
boswars - - -


Name Value
boswars-data = 2.7-1
libc6 >= 2.15
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libgl1 -
libgl1-mesa-glx -
liblua5.1-0 -
libogg0 >= 1.0rc3
libpng12-0 >= 1.2.13-4
libsdl1.2debian >= 1.2.11
libstdc++6 >= 4.6
libtheora0 >= 0.0.0.alpha7.dfsg
libvorbis0a >= 1.1.2
libx11-6 -
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Type URL
Binary Package boswars_2.7-1_i386.deb
Source Package boswars

Install Howto

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




2013-06-18 - Marc Dequènes (Duck) <>
boswars (2.7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Removed following patches, now applied upstream:
- buildsys_gnukfreebsd_support
- sdl_disable_mouse_relative_mode
* Adapted rules as final binary was relocated and renamed.
* Updated copyright file.
* Added hardening build flags, with a buildsys fix to merge flags
correctly (buildsys_flags_fix.patch).
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no changes).
2010-07-07 - Marc Dequènes (Duck) <>
boswars (2.6.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Switched to DH.
* Enforce building with Lua 5.1, as requested by buildsys (Closes:
* Removed KiBi from uploaders (requested by himself).
* Stopped uselessly suggesting python (Closes: #568330).
* Added patch from KiBi to add buildsys support to kfreebsd-*
architectures (Closes: #585673).
* Added patch from Kalle Olavi Niemitalo <> to disable SDL
mouse relative mode causing problems with tablets and similar input
devices (Closes: #559615).
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.0 (no changes).
2010-06-08 - Marc Dequènes (Duck) <>
boswars (2.6.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Barry deFreese]
* Update Cyril Brulebois e-mail address.
[ Marc Dequènes (Duck) ]
* Added myself to Uploaders, with KiBi and bddebian's blessing.
* New upstream release (Closes: #566119, #473673):
- removed all patches, now obsolete (and patchsystem call).
* Installed new map 'patches' directory in boswars-data.
* Switched to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format.
* Bumped Standards-Version (no changes).
* Added missing ${misc:Depends} for 'boswars-data'.
* Switched compat level to 7 (switched to dh_prep in rules).
2009-07-14 - Barry deFreese <>
boswars (2.5-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Barry deFreese ]
* 20_fix_ftbfs_with_gcc-4.4.diff - Build with gcc-4.4. (Closes: #505080).
+ Thanks to Martin Michlmayr for the fix!
* debian/copyright: Add info for DeJavu files. (Closes: #528946).
* Add myself to uploaders.
* Bump Standards Version to 3.8.2. (No changes needed).
2008-03-17 - Cyril Brulebois <>
boswars (2.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Update copyright and license information since that release is
- Not repacking anymore, “*.dll” files were removed from the upstream
- Update debian/copyright accordingly.
- Drop debian/README.Debian-source.
- Drop the get-orig-source target and the UPSTREAM_VERSION
variable from debian/rules.
- Drop version mangling in debian/watch.
- Mention in debian/copyright the mails from tolua++ and tolua
authors, which agreed to switch to the lua license (MIT) for their
software, included in this source package.
- Update all other copyright and license information, while switching
to the proposed machine-readable copyright format. Also point to
the GPL-2 explicitely, since some parts are GPL-2 and some others
are GPL-2+, as clarified by upstream in COPYRIGHT.txt, which gets
fully quoted in debian/copyright.
* Patches:
- Drop 10_lua_const_char.diff, no longer relevant.
- Add 10_fix_ftbfs_with_gcc-4.3.diff, which fixes missing includes
and prevents FTBFS with gcc-4.3.
- Make build-arch and build-indep depend on “patch” so that the
series is actually applied.
* debian/control: Make the first long description only contain full
* debian/rules: Minor tweaks to the build system. Mostly: no longer ship and, they're deleted from the target directory
along with
* debian/boswars-data.install: Replace “video” with “intro” to follow
upstream's changes.
* debian/boswars.6: Minor tweak. Mention needed work in debian/TODO.

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