libv8-dev - V8 JavaScript engine - development files for latest branch

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename libv8-dev_3.14.5.8-8.1_i386.deb
Package name libv8-dev
Package version
Package release 8.1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category devel::lang:ecmascript devel::library devel::runtime implemented-in::c++ libdevel role::devel-lib works-with-format::json
License -
Maintainer Debian Javascript Maintainers <>
Download size 105.91 KB
Installed size 272.00 KB
V8 is a high performance JavaScript engine written in C++.  It is used
in the web browser Chromium.
This package provide development headers for latest V8 branch.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libv8-dev_3.14.5.8-8.1_amd64.deb amd64 Debian Main
libv8-dev - - -


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libv8-3.14.5 =


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libv8-3.14-dev -
libv8-legacy-dev -


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libv8-3.14-dev -
libv8-legacy-dev -


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Binary Package libv8-dev_3.14.5.8-8.1_i386.deb
Source Package libv8-3.14

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libv8-dev deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libv8-dev




2015-02-13 - Michael Gilbert <>
libv8-3.14 ( unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Add documenting the lack of security support for
this package for jessie (closes: #775715).
2014-05-06 - Jérémy Lal <>
libv8-3.14 ( unstable; urgency=medium
* Add 0004_hurd.patch, add Architecture: hurd-i386.
Thanks to Svante Signell (Closes: #747246).
2014-04-25 - Jérémy Lal <>
libv8-3.14 ( unstable; urgency=medium
* Refresh 0002_mips patch
* 0003_armv4t_disable_vfp.patch: disable runtime detection of
armel vfpv3 capabilities, it is incompatible with compilation
options for armel support.
2014-04-09 - Jérémy Lal <>
libv8-3.14 ( unstable; urgency=medium
* Standards-Version 3.9.5
* Add support for mips architecture (Closes: #736332):
+ upstream v8m-rb backported mips support to v8-3.14 branch
+ apply v8 upstream upstream fixes to mips arch
+ target loongson variant
2013-12-20 - Jérémy Lal <>
libv8-3.14 ( unstable; urgency=medium
* Import backport of upstream fix for CVE-2013-6639 and
2013-07-22 - Jérémy Lal <>
libv8-3.14 ( unstable; urgency=low
[ Jérémy Lal ]
* Patch: 0013_gcc_48_compat, closes: bug#701312.
* Allow Build-Dependency on latest libv8 branch version or on a
specific branch: libv8-<API>-dev or libv8-dev.
Ensure switching from one dev package to another works properly.
Add a specific case for libv8-3.14 (<=
[ Jonas Smedegaard ]
* Tidy long descriptions to talk only about what packages provide,
not the uses of it.
2013-05-04 - Jérémy Lal <>
libv8-3.14 ( experimental; urgency=low
* 0001_kfreebsd.patch: fix tests runner in previous broken patch.
2013-05-01 - Jérémy Lal <>
libv8-3.14 ( experimental; urgency=low
* Fix mipsel build (upstream follows same archs names as debian).
* 0001_kfreebsd.patch: work around kfreebsd tests runner failure,
"This platform lacks a functioning sem_open implementation".
2013-03-19 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
libv8-3.14 ( experimental; urgency=low
[ upstream ]
* New release.
[ Jérémy Lal ]
* Update patches:
+ Update 0001_kfreebsd: Partially fixed upstream.
+ Remove 0013_performance_regression_fix: Applied upstream.
+ Unfuzz patches.
* Update version numbers in watch file and package names/dependencies
to reflect curent upstream version.
* Build-depend unversioned on cdbs: Needed version satisfied in stable
and oldstable no longer supported.
* Append CPPFLAGS to CXXFLAGS and export LDFLAGS to let gyp catch
hardening flags.
Maybe fixes hardening (see bug#689754).
* Fix remove all *.pyc files below tools dir.
* Update copyright file:
+ Extend coverage for main copyright holder with current year.
+ Add tools/testrunner/server/ (in the Public Domain).
[ Jonas Smedegaard ]
* Explicitly mention Public Domain file as such in Copyright field.
* Have git-import-orig suppress upstream .gitignore file.
* Drop obsolete "DM-Upload-Allowed" control file field.
* Update to use URL for Vcs-Git field.
* Track upstream source via github mirror (not limited-use SVN tags).
* Include CDBS upstream-tarball snippet, and setup get-orig-source
* Tidy README.source:
+ Drop obsolete sections.
+ Refer to common CDBS+git-buildpackage praxis.
+ Emphasize explicitly that NMUs can totally ignore
* Tidy rules file: Resolve version strings in fewer shell calls.
* Use versioned source package name, to allow multiple branches to
coexist: Nodejs often needs more stable release than Chromium.
* Git-ignore quilt .pc dir.

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