primesieve - fast prime number generator C/C++ library

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Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name primesieve
Package version 5.6.0+ds
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 10 B
Download size 2.74 KB
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primesieve is a free software program and C/C++ library that generates
primes using a highly optimized sieve of Eratosthenes implementation.
primesieve can generate primes and prime k-tuplets up to nearly 2^64.
See for more information.
This dummy package provides the standard installation.


Package Version Architecture Repository
primesieve_5.6.0+ds-1_i386.deb 5.6.0+ds i386 Ubuntu Universe
primesieve - - -


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primesieve-bin -


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Binary Package primesieve_5.6.0+ds-1_amd64.deb
Source Package primesieve

Install Howto

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




2015-12-19 - Jerome Benoit <>
primesieve (5.6.0+ds-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Debianization:
- debian/copyright:
- Files-Excluded field, refine;
- debian/control, upgrade SO version to version 6;
- debian/libprimesieve5*, idem;
- debian/rules, idem;
- debian/clean, refresh;
- debian/adhoc/Makefile, idem.
2015-11-09 - Jerome Benoit <>
primesieve (5.5.0+ds-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Debianization:
- debian/rules, refresh;
- debian/adhoc/Makefile, update.
2015-10-27 - Jerome Benoit <>
primesieve (5.5.0~rc1+ds-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Initial release. (Closes: #802513)

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