nih-dbus-tool - NIH D-Bus Binding Tool

Distribution: Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository: Debian Main i386
Package name: nih-dbus-tool
Package version: 1.0.3
Package release: 4.3
Package architecture: i386
Package type: deb
Installed size: 233 B
Download size: 127.28 KB
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nih-dbus-tool generates C source code from the D-Bus Introspection XML data provided by most services; either to make implementing the described objects in C programs or to make proxying to the described remote objects easier. The generated code requires libnih-dbus-dev to be compiled.



    Source package: libnih

    Install Howto

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


    • /usr/bin/nih-dbus-tool
    • /usr/share/doc/nih-dbus-tool/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/nih-dbus-tool/changelog.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/nih-dbus-tool/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man1/nih-dbus-tool.1.gz


    2014-07-15 - Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo <> libnih (1.0.3-4.3) unstable; urgency=medium * Non-maintainer upload. * Run dh-autoreconf to update config.{sub,guess} and {libtool,aclocal}.m4, necessary for some new ports. Thanks Mauricio Faria de Oliveira. (Closes: #689622)

    2013-11-11 - Steve Langasek <> libnih (1.0.3-4.2) unstable; urgency=low * Non-maintainer upload. * Cherry-pick from upstream: update dbus code generator to allow for empty lists for type 'as'. Closes: #728036.

    2012-12-31 - Michael Stapelberg <> libnih (1.0.3-4.1) unstable; urgency=low * Non-maintainer Upload. [ Petr Lautrbach <>, Dmitrijs Ledkovs ] * Fallback to lstat, if dirent.d_type is not available (not portable) Closes: #695604

    2011-05-02 - Scott James Remnant <> libnih (1.0.3-4) unstable; urgency=low * Rebuild for new libc to update versioned dependency; this comes from the __abort_msg dependency, dpkg-shlibs needs overriding since this is actually a weak link, but this rebuild fixes things for now. Closes: #625257.

    2011-04-28 - Scott James Remnant <> libnih (1.0.3-3) unstable; urgency=low * New maintainer. Closes: #624442.

    2011-02-10 - Michael Biebl <> libnih (1.0.3-2) unstable; urgency=low * Bump build dependency on libdbus-1-dev and dbus to (>= 1.4) for Unix file descriptor passing support.

    2011-02-07 - Michael Biebl <> libnih (1.0.3-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release. * Bump debhelper compatibility level to 8 and update build dependency accordingly.

    2011-01-02 - Michael Biebl <> libnih (1.0.2-2) unstable; urgency=low * Install library development files to /usr/lib and not /lib. * Remove libtool *.la files as there are no reverse dependencies referencing them. * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.1. No further changes.

    2010-06-13 - Michael Biebl <> libnih (1.0.2-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial upload to Debian. Closes: #585071 * Based on the Ubuntu package for Lucid done by Scott James Remnant with the following changes: - Switch packages to priority optional. - Use binary:Version instead of Source-Version. - Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.4. - Add Homepage and Vcs-* fields. - Don't symlink /usr/share/doc directories. - Refer to versioned /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2 file in debian/copyright. - List all symbols explicitly instead of using a wildcard and add symbols introduced in 1.0.1. - Use the symbols files to create the correct version info instead of specifying it manually via shlibs. - Switch to source format 3.0 (quilt). - Add watch file to track new upstream releases.