cracklib-runtime - runtime support for password checker library cracklib2

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name cracklib-runtime
Package version 2.9.2
Package release 1build2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 560 B
Download size 130.30 KB
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Run-time support programs which use the shared library in libcrack2
including programs to build the password dictionary databases used by
the functions in the shared library.


Package Version Architecture Repository
cracklib-runtime_2.9.2-1ubuntu1_i386.deb 2.9.2 i386 Ubuntu Updates Main
cracklib-runtime_2.9.2-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb 2.9.2 amd64 Ubuntu Updates Main
cracklib-runtime_2.9.2-1build2_i386.deb 2.9.2 i386 Ubuntu Main
cracklib-runtime - - -


Name Value
file -
libc6 >= 2.4
libcrack2 >= 2.9.2-1build2


Type URL
Binary Package cracklib-runtime_2.9.2-1build2_amd64.deb
Source Package cracklib2

Install Howto

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




2016-01-18 - Matthias Klose <>
cracklib2 (2.9.2-1build2) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild to drop python3.4 support.
2015-07-22 - Steve Langasek <>
cracklib2 (2.9.2-1build1) wily; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for python3.5 transition
2014-10-05 - Jan Dittberner <>
cracklib2 (2.9.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version (Closes: #724570)
* refresh debian/patches/install-debian-python-modules.patch
* bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6 (No changes)
* upstream supports out of tree builds, simplify debian/rules
override_dh_auto_build and override_dh_auto_clean
* remove debian/ that is now included as
* remove compile and python/cracklib.egg-info in debian/rules
override_dh_auto_clean to avoid unintended upstream changes
* add README-DAWG and README-LICENSE to debian/
* change debian/copyright to machine readable format
2014-02-01 - Jan Dittberner <>
cracklib2 (2.9.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version
* refresh debian/patches/libcrack2-error-safer-check-variant.patch
* debian/control:
- bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (No changes)
- run wrap-and-sort
* add debian/patches/improve_test_737040.patch to check for proper behavior
of Python low level code
* Fix "python-cracklib accepts anything" by modifying
debian/patches/libcrack2-error-safer-check-varian.patch to perform proper
error message copying (Closes: #737040)
2013-10-23 - Martin Pitt <>
cracklib2 (2.9.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Jan Dittberner ]
* Fix "Please add a udeb for early password quality checking in d-i"
(Closes: #658089)
* add udeb package stanza in debian/control
* bump compatibility level in debian/compat to 9
* debian/rules:
- move sequence before args in dh call
- copy files for libcrack2-udeb
- include compiled cracklib dictionary in udeb
[ Eleanor Chen ]
* Add "stage1" support to not build python bits during bootstrapping.
(Closes: #721354)
[ Martin Pitt ]
* debian/control: Wrap build dependencies.
* Add missing docbook-xml build dependency. (Closes: #724842)
2013-08-12 - Jan Dittberner <>
cracklib2 (2.9.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
- refresh debian/patches/libcrack2-error-safer-check-variant.patch
- add new FascistCheckUser to debian/libcrack2.symbols
- update library link in debian/libcrack2.links
* debian/control: use canonical VCS-* URLs
* Fix "Build for multiarch" (Closes: #679962)
- add multiarch support contributed by Iain Lane
- Use docbook2html instead of xmlto, for determinstic output.
- Fix non-SGML characters in cracklib-runtime.xml
- remove debian/libcrack2.links
2013-05-19 - Jan Dittberner <>
cracklib2 (2.8.22-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
* Fix "FTBFS with Python 3.3: ImportError: No module named
'_cracklib'" with upstream changes (Closes: #681749)
* refresh debian/patches/install-debian-python-modules.patch and
* drop debian/patches/pass-dict-to-cracklib-test.patch included in new
upstream version, remove line from debian/patches/series
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (No changes necessary)
2012-10-02 - Jan Dittberner <>
cracklib2 (2.8.19-2) unstable; urgency=low
* add debian/patches/libcrack2-error-safer-check-variant.patch to provide
__DEBIAN_SPECIFIC__SafeFascistCheck that does not call exit (Closes:
* add __DEBIAN_SPECIFIC__SafeFascistCheck to debian/libcrack2.symbols

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