makefs - create a cd9660 or ffs file system image from a directory tree

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name makefs
Package version 20100306
Package release 6
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 162 B
Download size 68.31 KB
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Package Version Architecture Repository
makefs_20100306-6_amd64.deb 20100306 amd64 Debian Main
makefs - - -


Name Value
libbsd0 >= 0.0
libc6 >= 2.8


Type URL
Binary Package makefs_20100306-6_i386.deb
Source Package makefs

Install Howto

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




2015-11-11 - Steven Chamberlain <>
makefs (20100306-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* New maintainer: GNU/kFreeBSD Maintainers. (Closes: #764399)
* Add myself to Uploaders.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6;  no change needed.
* Implement -T maximum-time argument, to clamp superblock and
file timestamps to a given Epoch time, for reproducibility.
2014-10-07 - Thorsten Glaser <>
makefs (20100306-5) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Orphan the package.
2014-07-08 - Thorsten Glaser <>
makefs (20100306-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Use __…__ around GCC __attribute__s
* debian/control: Move VCS-* fields to Alioth collab-maint git
* Remove now-useless RCS IDs
* Bump Policy version
* Update debian/copyright file
2012-04-30 - Thorsten Glaser <>
makefs (20100306-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Use debian/source/format 3.0 (quilt) with local single-debian-patch
* Work with prospective libbsd 0.4.0 (Closes: #670183)
* Clean up packaging; disable some gcc warnings for now
2012-03-25 - Thorsten Glaser <>
makefs (20100306-2) unstable; urgency=low
* makefs can do Multi-Arch: foreign as requested by vorlon
* Add build-{arch,indep} targets (as alias to build)
* debian/rules: cleanup (remove install/check, dh_installdirs)
* Mention lack of Large File Support as a FIXME
* Policy 3.9.3, no relevant changes
* debian/rules: modernise; enable +all hardening and --as-needed
* Use DEB_HOST_ARCH_OS to check whether we’re compiling for Hurd
* Attempt to use Link-Time Optimisation
2010-03-07 - Thorsten Glaser <>
makefs (20100306-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Bump Standards-Version, no relevant change
* debian/source/format: Enforce "1.0" manually, for now
* debian/control: Remove DMUA, I'm a DD now
* New upstream version, with the following change summary:
- sync with NetBSD® upstream, gives us minor bugfixes and
support for the Acorn Archimedes (untested)
- support setting the {creation,modification,effective,expiry}
date; GNU GRUB 2 uses mtime for “UUID”s…
- add boot-info-table (J�rg compatible) support
- get rid of MAXPATHLEN and PATH_MAX; avoid DEV_BSIZE
* On Hurd, create an empty <sys/mount.h> (Closes: #562297)
2009-12-15 - Thorsten Glaser <>
makefs (20091122-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release, summary of changes:
- Fixes to the bundled manual pages (e.g. - → \-)
* Add README.Debian containing some notes on this programme
2009-09-26 - Thorsten Glaser <>
makefs (20090808-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/rules: provide __RCSID if libbsd (< 0.1.3) doesn’t, helps
backports and avr32; Closes: #547399
* remove lintian overrides no longer necessary
* bump Standards-Version 3.8.2 -> 3.8.3, no relevant changes
2009-08-08 - Thorsten Glaser <>
makefs (20090808-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #538171)

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