cgmanager - Central cgroup manager daemon

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name cgmanager
Package version 0.33
Package release 2+deb8u2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 365 B
Download size 78.77 KB
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cgmanager provides a central cgroup manager daemon and a
per-namespace manager proxy, allowing users and programs
to administrate cgroups through D-Bus requests.
This package contains the cgroup management daemon and


Package Version Architecture Repository
cgmanager_0.33-2+deb8u2_amd64.deb 0.33 amd64 Debian Main
cgmanager - - -


Name Value
init-system-helpers >= 1.18~
libc6 >= 2.15
libcgmanager0 >= 0.32
libdbus-1-3 >= 1.2.16
libnih-dbus1 >= 1.0.0
libnih1 >= 1.0.0


Name Value
cgmanager-utils -


Name Value
cgmanager-utils << 0.30-1


Name Value
cgmanager-utils << 0.30-1


Type URL
Binary Package cgmanager_0.33-2+deb8u2_i386.deb
Source Package cgmanager

Install Howto

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




2015-03-14 - Serge Hallyn <>
cgmanager (0.33-2+deb8u2) testing-proposed-updates; urgency=medium
* Cherrypick patches to run cgmanager in a private namespace to prevent
host mounts from being pinned.  (Closes: #757348)
* libcgmanager0.symbols: add list_keys
* debian/rules: add dh_makeshlibs -- -c4 to fail when symbols are not
added to libcgmangaer0.symbols.
2015-01-26 - Serge Hallyn <>
cgmanager (0.33-2+deb8u1) testing-proposed-updates; urgency=medium
* SECURITY UPDATE: Cross-cgroup resource control bypass.
- debian/patches/0003-make-sure-to-check-cgroup-hierarchy.patch, modify
cgmanager.c to verify that requests are allowed under the caller's
- CVE-2014-1425
* 0004-chown-stop-cgmanager-crash-on-chown-of-bad-file.patch and
0005-prevent-some-cgmanager-asserts.patch: prevent cgmanager
crashing on unhandled asserts or dbus error (LP: #1407787)
* 0006-fix-subdirectory-check: further fix to the previous patch for
2014-10-14 - Serge Hallyn <>
cgmanager (0.33-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Cherrypick two upstream patches to ensure that 'movepid all' continues
when a subsystem is not enabled.  (Closes: #757348)
2014-09-29 - Serge Hallyn <>
cgmanager (0.33-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.  Drop all patches as all are upstream.
2014-09-15 - Serge Hallyn <>
cgmanager (0.32-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* 0004-cgmanager-remount-sys-fs-cgroup-rw-if-needed.patch: stop cgmanager
from overmounting systemd's /sys/fs/cgroup mounts (Closes: #761389)
2014-09-10 - Serge Hallyn <>
cgmanager (0.32-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* cherrypick 0003-gettasksrecursive_scm-call-the-right-main-function.patch
to make the scm gettasksrecursive call the right hook.
2014-09-10 - Serge Hallyn <>
cgmanager (0.32-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* 0001-gettasksrecursive-call-the-scm-completion.patch - make the scm
version of gettasksrecursive actually complete.
2014-09-08 - Serge Hallyn <>
cgmanager (0.32-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release, implementing Prune, GetTasksRecursive, and
* cgmanager upstart job: start on starting dbus
* 0001-fix-regression-introduced-by-recent-switch-to-nih_lo.patch:
cherrypick upstream fix for get_tasks_recursive segv.
* sysvinit jobs: fix mismatched use of do_ in do_start/do_stop
(Closes: #759203)
2014-08-04 - Serge Hallyn <>
cgmanager (0.30-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Merge new upstream release
- drop all patches (applied upstream)
- move cgm binary to cgmanager package
- drop cgmanager-utils package, now unneeded
- copy in init jobs from upstream (which have all fixes)
* add notify-cgmanager.conf from ubuntu package to enable cgroup support
in user-session Upstart.
* 0001-fix-typo-in-systemd-makefile.patch - cherrypick upstream fix for ftbfs
2014-07-28 - Serge Hallyn <>
cgmanager (0.28-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* cherrypick 0002-dont-issue-scary-warning-about-premounted-cgroup from
upstream to quiet scary warnings when running under systemd
(Closes: #756072)
* re-work sysv init scripts:
- split out restart from start (Closes: #756070)
- check if daemon is running at top of start (Closes: #756073)
- report failure if cgmanager failed to start (Closes: #756071)
- stop cgproxy when stopping cgmanager (Closes: #756074)
* cherrypick 0003-mount-root-private-in-our-ns.patch to avoid leaking
cgroup mounts to host.
* add dh-systemd to build-deps and add systemd units, disabled by default

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