postgresql-9.5-plv8 - Procedural language interface between PostgreSQL and JavaScript

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name postgresql-9.5-plv8
Package version 1.4.6.ds
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 130 B
Download size 45.71 KB
Official Mirror
V8 is a high performance JavaScript engine written in C++.  It is used
in the document-oriented data store MongoDB.
PostgreSQL is an open source SQL database server.
This package provides a procedural language interface to JavaScript from
PostgreSQL. Procedural languages are used to write functions
which can be called in database queries.


Package Version Architecture Repository
postgresql-9.5-plv8_1.4.6.ds-1_i386.deb 1.4.6.ds i386 Ubuntu Universe
postgresql-9.5-plv8 - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libstdc++6 >= 5.2
libv8-3.14.5 -
postgresql-9.5 -


Name Value
postgresql-plv8 -


Type URL
Binary Package postgresql-9.5-plv8_1.4.6.ds-1_amd64.deb
Source Package plv8

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install postgresql-9.5-plv8 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.5-plv8




2016-03-28 - Christoph Berg <>
plv8 (1:1.4.6.ds-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New 1.4 upstream release supporting v8 3.14. Thanks to Jerry Sievert!
(The 1.5 series needs v8 4.x that isn't available in sid yet.)
* Add "expected" files for PG versions <= 9.3.
2016-03-18 - Christoph Berg <>
plv8 (1.5.0.ds-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Christoph Berg ]
* Ignore test failures for 9.0 and 9.1, they don't have the json data type.
* Silence sequence generation notices in 9.2 in the test suite.
* Project has moved to github.
* Testsuite has problems, we are investigating.
[ Martin Pitt ]
* New upstream release 1.4.4.
* Build for PostgreSQL 9.5. (Closes: #810637)
* Drop backported patches.
* debian/rules: Use "pg_buildext loop" to fix build with current p-common.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6 (no changes needed).
* debian/control: Drop obsolete XS-Testsuite: header.
[ Evgeni Golov ]
* New upstream release 1.5.0.
2014-07-28 - Christoph Berg <>
plv8 (1.4.2.ds-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Pull patches from upstream to support PostgreSQL 9.4.
2014-04-30 - Christoph Berg <>
plv8 (1.4.2.ds-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Add origtargz target to debian/rules.
* Set team as maintainer, bump dh to 9.
2013-09-13 - Christoph Berg <>
plv8 (1.4.0.ds-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Martin Pitt ]
* debian/tests/control: Add missing postgresql-server-dev-all test
dependency, so that installcheck can find pg_buildext.
* debian/tests/installcheck: Create build-$version if it does not exist.
[ Christoph Berg ]
* Use plain pg_buildext; in 9.1/9.2/9.3 got fixed for srcdir.
* Install docs in all module packages built.
* debian/tests/control: Use allow-stderr (needs autopkgtest 2.3).
* debian/pgversions: use "9.0"+ and B-D on pg-server-dev-all >= 148.
* debian/ Section: database.
* debian/watch: Mangle upstream version to remove .ds.
2013-07-01 - Christoph Berg <>
plv8 (1.4.0.ds-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Remove coffee-script.js and livescript.js from the source tarball (we
don't have source code for these), and disable building the extensions.
2013-06-28 - Christoph Berg <>
plv8 (1.4.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Manually loop over the versions to build/install instead of using
pg_buildext because the buildsystem doesn't like "srcdir" in the
* Remove 8.4 from debian/pgversions as it fails on i386 (amd64 works).
* Makefile: use pg_config --includedir-server so we get the version
number for the right PostgreSQL version.
* Run make installcheck using autopkgtest. (Needs postgresql-common >= 146).
* Point Vcs headers at
2013-05-03 - Evgeni Golov <>
plv8 (1.4.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial upload.
Closes: #706713
* This Debian package was created for, and donated to the
Debian community.

See Also

Package Description
postgresql-9.5-postgis-2.2_2.2.1+dfsg-2_amd64.deb Geographic objects support for PostgreSQL 9.5
postgresql-9.5-postgis-scripts_2.2.1+dfsg-2_all.deb Geographic objects support for PostgreSQL 9.5 -- scripts
postgresql-9.5-powa_3.0.0-2_amd64.deb PostgreSQL Workload Analyzer -- PostgreSQL 9.5 extension
postgresql-9.5-prefix_1.2.4-1_amd64.deb Prefix Range module for PostgreSQL
postgresql-9.5-preprepare_0.7-3_amd64.deb pre prepare your PostgreSQL statements server side
postgresql-9.5-prioritize_1.0.4-1.2_amd64.deb Get and set the nice priorities of PostgreSQL backends
postgresql-9.5-python-multicorn_1.3.2-1_amd64.deb multicorn extension for Postgres 9.5 to write FDWs with python2
postgresql-9.5-python3-multicorn_1.3.2-1_amd64.deb multicorn extension for Postgres 9.5 to write FDWs with python3
postgresql-9.5-repmgr_3.0.3-2_amd64.deb replication manager for PostgreSQL 9.5
postgresql-9.5-slony1-2_2.2.4-3_amd64.deb replication system for PostgreSQL: PostgreSQL 9.5 server plug-in
postgresql-autodoc_1.40-3_all.deb Utility to create a PostgreSQL database schema overview in HTML, DOT and XML
postgresql-comparator_2.2.6-2_amd64.deb efficient PostgreSQL table content comparison and synchronization
postgresql-filedump_9.3.0-3_amd64.deb Utility to format PostgreSQL files
postgresql-hll_2.7-2.1_amd64.deb HyperLogLog extension for PostgreSQL
postgresql-mysql-fdw-doc_2.1.2-1build1_all.deb documentation for mysql-fdw