cgilib - Simple CGI Library

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name cgilib
Package version 0.6
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 172 B
Download size 36.88 KB
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This library provides a simple programming API to the Common Gateway
Interface (CGI).  It features HTTP Redirect, provides read access to
FORM variables, sets HTTP Cookies and reads them.


Package Version Architecture Repository
cgilib_0.6-1_amd64.deb 0.6 amd64 Debian Main
cgilib - - -


Name Value
libcgi-dev -


Type URL
Binary Package cgilib_0.6-1_i386.deb
Source Package cgilib

Install Howto

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




2008-04-06 - Martin Schulze <>
cgilib (0.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
. Declare some variables const (closes: Bug#162239)
. Add CR to Content-type output (closes: Bug#282334)
. Properly terminate buffer (closes: Bug#291753)
. Decode CGI variable names (closes: Bug#336524)
* Bumped Standards-Version
* Enhanced copyright file
2008-02-08 - Martin Schulze <>
cgilib (0.5-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Added conflict against libcgi-dev that also ships /usr/lib/libcgi.a
(closes: Bug#462944)
2008-01-22 - Martin Schulze <>
cgilib (0.5-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Added a disclaimer for those people who plan to NMU this package
* Fixed typo in NMU-Disclaimer, thanks to Petter Reinholdtsen (See:
* Added support for inclusion into C++ (closes: Bug#282329)
2001-12-14 - Martin Schulze <>
cgilib (0.5-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Darn, f*cking DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS support broke the build system.  Found
a way to workaround this by cheating but it seems to work this
time. (closes: Bug#122892, Bug#123296, Bug#121827)
2001-11-22 - Martin Schulze <>
cgilib (0.5-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Added convenience code to support $DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS
2001-11-20 - Martin Schulze <>
cgilib (0.5-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Incorporated useful changes from Drew Parsons NMU
* Whoops, there was only one... (the following)  However, this happily
invalidates a fucked up C source file and a typoed manpage (closes: Bug#76095)
* Updated link in copyright file to /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.
* Moved documentation to /usr/share/doc and /usr/share/man, also added
convenience calls to prerm and postinst (closes: Bug#91129, Bug#91408)
* Added -isp to dpkg-gencontrol, so Section and Priority will be copied
* Updated Standards-Version
1999-08-20 - Martin Schulze <>
cgilib (0.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream source
* Added cookie support from Mikko Torni <>
* Added a proper install target to Makefile, will be used by debian/rules
* Added some braces as suggested by gcc
* Oops, fixed simple length+1byte bug (closes: Bug#32834)
* Makefile::clean now removes libcgi.a, debian/rules now uses pristine source
* Added cgiGetVariables(3)
* Extended test suite
* Now also includes upstream changelog
* Fixes prefix name problem (closes: Bug#42736, Bug#42813)
* Added missing call to decode HTTP string (closes: Bug#42733)
* Fixes string allocation bug (closes: Bug#42846)
* Added Cookie documentation
1998-09-12 - Martin Schulze <>
cgilib (0.4-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Switched from bzero() to memset(), thanks Shaleh
* Corrected typo in cgiInit(3), thanks Shaleh
* Removed unneeded dependency field.
* Fixed typo in jump.c comments, thanks Shaleh.
1998-03-28 - Martin Schulze <>
cgilib (0.4-2) frozen unstable; urgency=low, closes=20352
* Made debian/rules executable (closes: Bug#20352)
1998-03-24 - Martin Schulze <>
cgilib (0.4-1) frozen unstable; urgency=low
* Corrected Standards-Version (typo, lintian)

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