pax - Portable Archive Interchange (cpio, pax, tar)

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename pax_20190224-1_amd64.deb
Package name pax
Package version 20190224
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category admin::backup admin::file-distribution admin::filesystem devel::lang:c devel::library devel::packaging implemented-in::c interface::commandline made-of::man role::devel-lib role::documentation role::program scope::utility suite::bsd use::compressing use::converting use::storing utils works-with-format::TODO works-with-format::tar works-with::archive works-with::file
License -
Maintainer Thorsten Glaser <>
Download size 80.04 KB
Installed size 164.00 KB


Package Version Architecture Repository
pax_20190224-1_i386.deb 20190224 i386 Debian Main
pax - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.26


Type URL
Binary Package pax_20190224-1_amd64.deb
Source Package pax

Install Howto

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




2019-02-24 - Thorsten Glaser <>
pax (1:20190224-1) unstable; urgency=high
* New upstream release
- ported to MidnightBSD and (current — see #923067) GNU/kFreeBSD
- adds workarounds for older glibc versions
- deprecates some old MirCPIO-specific unflexible extensions
- fixes FTBFS when uid_from_user() is available, and when
fchmodat() and lchmod() are not available
- fixes segfaults trying to select some archive formats
- unbreaks -M uidgid
2019-02-10 - Thorsten Glaser <>
pax (1:20190210-1) unstable; urgency=high
* The “should also fix GNU/kFreeBSD FTBFS” upload
‣ I’ve tested this on the hurd-i386 porterbox but could not find
any kfreebsd porterbox ☹
* New upstream release
- based on latest OpenBSD and MirBSD CVS
- completely redone portability and build system
- fixes FTBFS on Debian GNU/kFreeBSD as well ☺
* Update d/copyright
* Completely revamped packaging
- Policy 4.3.0
* Update Enhances targets (Closes: #917426)
* Drop now-fixed glibc bug (#317466) from description
* Update (and remove old) lintian overrides
2018-12-12 - Thorsten Glaser <>
pax (1:20171021-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Jonathan de Boyne Pollard ]
* Fix timestamp setting (#890810)
[ Thorsten Glaser ]
* Policy
- R³: no
- terse build option
* Use Linux libc5 <sys/sysmacros.h> also for glibc 2.28+ (Closes: #916017)
* Quell a compiler warnung about restrict qualifier in sigaction use
(passing a NULL third argument, when not interested in the result)
* Update lintian overrides
* Add UMEGAYA metadata
* Handle deferred symlinks correctly (Closes: #890810)
2018-01-05 - Thorsten Glaser <>
pax (1:20171021-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Policy 4.1.3 (no changes)
* Debhelper 11, prompted by lintian…
* Update VCS-* to new repository caused by Alioth deprecation
* Use ?= for dpkg-architecture output, thanks lintian
* Update lintian overrides
2017-10-21 - Thorsten Glaser <>
pax (1:20171021-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
- (Closes: #878512) (Closes: #878642) (Closes: #878645)
- fixes some error messages
- let lzip have .lz and .tlz extensions (thanks Antonio)
- exit nonzero if the compression subprocess fails
* Bump Policy (no changes)
2016-11-08 - Thorsten Glaser <>
pax (1:20161104-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Make cross-buildable (Closes: #842849)
2016-11-04 - Thorsten Glaser <>
pax (1:20161104-1) unstable; urgency=high
* Fix bug in 1:20161031-1 that prevented several use cases by
segfaulting; spotted by Han Boetes (thanks!)
2016-10-31 - Thorsten Glaser <>
pax (1:20161031-1) unstable; urgency=high
* New upstream version (CVE-2016-6321)
2016-10-25 - Thorsten Glaser <>
pax (1:20161025-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
* Bump debhelper compat; Policy (no changes needed)
* Fix VCS URIs
* Work around /usr/share/dpkg/ not quoting properly
* Correct lintian overrides, we do have a Homepage now
2016-03-06 - Thorsten Glaser <>
pax (1:20160306-1) unstable; urgency=high
* New upstream version
- addresses CVE-2015-1193 and CVE-2015-1194 (Closes: #774716)
* Retake active maintainership with sponsors (Closes: #764402)
* Update tables.c from CVS incorporating lintian spelling fixes
* Bump S-V (no changes); add Homepage; SSL URIs for VCS (lintian)

See Also

Package Description
paxctl_0.9-1+b1_amd64.deb new PaX control program for using the PT_PAX_FLAGS marking
paxctld_1.2.1-1_amd64.deb Daemon to automatically set appropriate PaX flags
paxtest_0.9.14-2+b1_amd64.deb Test suite for the PaX kernel patch
pbalign-doc_0.3.2-1_all.deb documentation for pbalign
pbalign_0.3.2-1_all.deb map Pacific Biosciences reads to reference DNA sequences
pbbamtools_0.19.0+dfsg-4_amd64.deb processing Pacific Biosciences binary alignment/map files
pbbarcode_0.8.0-5_amd64.deb annotate PacBio sequencing reads with barcode information
pbdagcon_0.3+git20161121.0000000+ds-1.1_amd64.deb sequence consensus using directed acyclic graphs
pbgenomicconsensus_2.3.2-5_all.deb Pacific Biosciences variant and consensus caller
pbh5tools_0.8.0+git20170929.58d54ff+dfsg-1_all.deb tools for manipulating Pacific Biosciences HDF5 files
pbhoney_15.8.24+dfsg-3_all.deb genomic structural variation discovery
pbjelly_15.8.24+dfsg-3_all.deb genome assembly upgrading tool
pbsim_1.0.3+git20180330.e014b1d+dfsg-1_amd64.deb simulator for PacBio sequencing reads
pbsuite_15.8.24+dfsg-3_all.deb software for Pacific Biosciences sequencing data
pbuilder_0.230.4_all.deb personal package builder for Debian packages