libwebsockets8 - lightweight C websockets library

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename libwebsockets8_2.0.3-3+b1_amd64.deb
Package name libwebsockets8
Package version 2.0.3
Package release 3+b1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category libs role::shared-lib
License -
Maintainer Laszlo Boszormenyi (GCS) <>
Download size 93.66 KB
Installed size 217.00 KB


Package Version Architecture Repository
libwebsockets8_2.0.3-3+b1_i386.deb 2.0.3 i386 Debian Main
libwebsockets8 - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libev4 >= 1:4.04
libssl1.1 >= 1.1.0
libuv1 >= 1.4.2
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Type URL
Binary Package libwebsockets8_2.0.3-3+b1_amd64.deb
Source Package libwebsockets

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libwebsockets8 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libwebsockets8




2017-09-17 - Laszlo Boszormenyi (GCS) <>
libwebsockets (2.0.3-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Build with Unix domain socket support (closes: #860884).
* Be the primary maintainer, thanks to Peter for all the fish.
* Update Standards-Version to 4.0.0 .
2017-08-23 - Michael Stapelberg <>
libwebsockets (2.0.3-2.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* stop-gap: set -Wno-error={format-truncation,format-overflow
(Closes: #853515)
2016-11-03 - Peter Pentchev <>
libwebsockets (2.0.3-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Upload to unstable.
2016-10-02 - Peter Pentchev <>
libwebsockets (2.0.3-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* Add the typos patch to correct some typographical errors.
* Fix the upstream Git URLs in the watch file and the upstream
metadata file to reflect another URL change on
* Use the HTTPS scheme for the copyright format specification URL.
* Use a pregenerated test server SSL key to make the build reproducible.
Closes: #831569; thanks, Chris Lamb!
* Fix the build with OpenSSL 1.1.  Closes: #828416; thanks, Kurt Roeckx!
* New upstream release:
- add the new lws_snprintf function to the symbols file
- add the soname-8 patch to avoid a SONAME bump merely for
an added function
* Point the Vcs-* URLs to the debian-v2.0-stable branch.
* Bump the debhelper compatibility level to 10:
- drop --parallel from the dh invocation, it is the default now
2016-06-19 - Laszlo Boszormenyi (GCS) <>
libwebsockets (2.0.2-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Library transition from libwebsockets7 to libwebsockets8 .
* Update symbols file.
* Update Standards-Version to 3.9.8 .
2016-02-29 - Peter Pentchev <>
libwebsockets (1.7.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
2016-02-21 - Peter Pentchev <>
libwebsockets (1.7.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix the upstream website URLs after the author migrated to HTTPS
and moved some of the contents around.
* New upstream release:
- remove the typos patch, integrated upstream
- update the Vcs-* fields for the debian-v1.7-stable branch.
2016-02-19 - Peter Pentchev <>
libwebsockets (1.7.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Brown paper bag release: add libuv1-dev to the runtime
dependencies of libwebsockets-dev.  Closes: #815147
2016-02-16 - Peter Pentchev <>
libwebsockets (1.7.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.7 with no changes.
* Use https:// for the Git-Vcs URL.
* New upstream version:
- drop all the patches (0003-libev-context-destroy,
0004-libev-context-init, 0005-wsi-context, 02-kfreebsd, and
03-sort-doc-sources) - integrated (or taken from) upstream
- add -fno-strict-aliasing because of the new test-server-libev.c
- bump the soname to libwebsockets7 and update the symbols file
- update the upstream copyright years
- add the typos patch to fix some typos
- build with support for libuv, too
* Bump the debian/* copyright years.
* Switch to *-dbgsym packages for the library debug symbols.
2016-01-17 - Peter Pentchev <>
libwebsockets (1.6.0-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix the relationship between the libwebsockets-test-server-common
and the libwebsockets-test-server packages.  Closes: #810517
Suggested by: Gianfranco Costamagna <>
* Add the 03-sort-doc-sources patch to sort the source *.c files
before passing them to the script that generates the API reference.
Closes: #808877
* Build with Large File Support.

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