python-prctl - Python interface to the prctl() syscall

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name python-prctl
Package version 1.1.1
Package release 1.2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 114 B
Download size 28.12 KB
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The Linux prctl() function allows you to control specific characteristics of a
process' behaviour. Usage of the function is fairly messy though, due to
limitations in C and Linux. This module provides a nice non-messy Python(ic)


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-prctl_1.1.1-1.2_i386.deb 1.1.1 i386 Ubuntu Universe
python-prctl - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libcap2 >= 1:2.10
python << 2.8
python >= 2.7~
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~


Type URL
Binary Package python-prctl_1.1.1-1.2_amd64.deb
Source Package python-prctl

Install Howto

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




2015-08-18 - Matthias Klose <>
python-prctl (1.1.1-1.2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Build using dh-python. Closes: #786312.
2012-04-26 - Jakub Wilk <>
python-prctl (1.1.1-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Build documentation in override_dh_auto_build target rather than in build
target (closes: #666322). Thanks to Lucas Nussbaum for the bug report.
+ Bump build-dependency on debhelper to >= 7.0.50~.
2010-04-19 - Dennis Kaarsemaker <>
python-prctl (1.1.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Allow the running kernel to be < 2.6.26, useful for buildds
* Initial release to debian proper (Closes: #578328) 
2010-03-21 - Dennis Kaarsemaker <>
python-prctl (1.1-0~seveas1) lucid; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- Add full capability handling
2010-03-12 - Dennis Kaarsemaker <>
python-prctl (1.0-0~seveas1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release.

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