ruby-shadow - interface of shadow password for Ruby

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name ruby-shadow
Package version 2.4.1
Package release 1build4
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 36 B
Download size 9.33 KB
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This is a module which is used when you want to access shadow password files
from the Ruby programing language. It gives access to the same C level
functions provided by the shadow password API.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ruby-shadow_2.4.1-1build4_amd64.deb 2.4.1 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
ruby-shadow - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libruby2.3 >= 2.3.0~preview2
ruby >= 1:2.3~0


Type URL
Binary Package ruby-shadow_2.4.1-1build4_i386.deb
Source Package ruby-shadow

Install Howto

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




2016-03-14 - Matthias Klose <>
ruby-shadow (2.4.1-1build4) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for ruby2.3-only support.
2016-03-13 - Matthias Klose <>
ruby-shadow (2.4.1-1build3) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild to add ruby2.3 support.
2016-01-21 - Matthias Klose <>
ruby-shadow (2.4.1-1build2) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild to drop ruby2.1 support.
2015-09-09 - Matthias Klose <>
ruby-shadow (2.4.1-1build1) wily; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild to add ruby2.2 support.
2015-08-19 - Jonas Genannt <>
ruby-shadow (2.4.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Imported Upstream version 2.4.1
* refreshed debian/ with dh-make-ruby
2014-06-01 - David Suárez <>
ruby-shadow (2.3.4-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
[ David Suárez ]
* Add patch 'use-shadow-implementation-on-gnu-archs' (Closes: #749904)
It fix builds on Hurd and kFreeBSD archs
Thanks to Samuel Thibault for the patch
2014-05-04 - David Suárez <>
ruby-shadow (2.3.4-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
[ David Suárez ]
* New upstream release
* Change urgency to medium
* Fix typo in package description (Closes: #744368)
* Update standards version; no changes needed
* Refresh '010_fix_license' patch
* Refresh 'dont-overwrite-compiler-flags' patch
2013-10-26 - David Suárez <>
ruby-shadow (2.2.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload
[ David Suárez ]
* New upstream release (Closes: #720229)
* Refresh fix_license patch
* Bump standards version to 3.9.4; no changes needed
* Remove libshadow-ruby1.8 transitional package
* Add DEP-3 header to fix_license patch
* Update copyright file
* Add patch to avoid overwriting CFLAGS|LDFLAGS
* Lowercase the sort description and extend the long one
[ Cédric Boutillier ]
* use canonical URI in Vcs-* fields
* use DEP5 copyright-format/1.0 official URL in debian/copyright
[Jérémy Bobbio]
* Fix grammar error in package description
2012-05-31 - Taku YASUI <>
ruby-shadow (2.1.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/copyright: Add license disclaimer,
* Add debian/patches/010_fix_license to fix license clause.
2012-05-08 - Taku YASUI <>
ruby-shadow (2.1.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Ruby package transition
- Change package name to ruby-shadow
* Change maintainer to Debian Ruby Extras Maintainers.
- akira yamada <> and Taku YASUI <>
are uploaders.
* Commit debian source to
- git://
- Add Vcs metadata to debian/control.
* Change source format to '3.0 (quilt)'.
* Bump Standards-Verson to 3.9.3.
* Use gem2deb to build package.

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