smcroute - static multicast router daemon

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name: smcroute
Package version: 2.0.0
Package release: 5
Package architecture: i386
Package type: deb
Installed size: 108 B
Download size: 25.90 KB
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SMCRoute is a command line tool to manipulate the multicast routes of the Linux kernel. It can be used as an alternative to dynamic multicast routers like pimd or xorp in situations where static multicast routes should be maintained and/or no proper IGMP signaling exists.




    Binary package: smcroute_2.0.0-5_i386.deb
    Source package: smcroute

    Install Howto

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


    • /etc/init.d/smcroute
    • /etc/smcroute/
    • /usr/sbin/mcsender
    • /usr/sbin/smcroute
    • /usr/share/doc/smcroute/AUTHORS
    • /usr/share/doc/smcroute/README
    • /usr/share/doc/smcroute/TODO
    • /usr/share/doc/smcroute/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/smcroute/copyright
    • /usr/share/doc/smcroute/examples/smcroute.conf
    • /usr/share/man/man8/mcsender.8.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man8/smcroute.8.gz


    2015-05-05 - Micha Lenk <> smcroute (2.0.0-5) unstable; urgency=medium * Move /etc/ to /etc/smcroute/ where it is expected by the init script (closes: #782826). Also add postinst, postrm and preinst scripts invoking dpkg-maintscript-helper to correctly move any /etc/ modified by administrators. * debian/rules: delete duplicate changelog file /usr/share/doc/smcroute/ChangeLog.gz

    2014-11-01 - Micha Lenk <> smcroute (2.0.0-4) unstable; urgency=medium * Fix autopkgtest: Add missing smcroute test dependency, missing comma, and missing allow-stderr (Closes: #767592). Thanks to Martin Pitt <> for providing the patch.

    2014-10-30 - Joachim Breitner <> smcroute (2.0.0-3) unstable; urgency=medium * Add Testsuite: autopkgtest to debian/control, on behalf of a traveling Micha

    2014-10-30 - Micha Lenk <> smcroute (2.0.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium * Delete debian/smcroute.dirs because package builds also without it. * Install binaries to /usr/sbin to make init script working again (Closes: #766915). * Add patch 0001-Fix-issue-10-Loop-forever-on-command-if-daemon-not-r.patch to fix hanging init script on stop in case the daemon isn't running. * Add some Autopkgtests covering daemon start stop via System V init scripts, addition and removal of static multicast routes.

    2014-10-03 - Micha Lenk <> smcroute (2.0.0-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream version, does build again on FreeBSD (closes: #763381). * Use init script provided by upstream.

    2014-09-28 - Micha Lenk <> smcroute (1.99.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium * New upstream version. * Drop patch 01_fix_segfault.patch, included upstream. * Update upstream homepage * Update debian/watch file for new upstream download location * Add Vcs-Browser: and Vcs-Git: control fields * Drop uploaders because Julien Blache retired from the Debian project. Thanks to Ana Guerrero for the hint (Closes: #688547) * debian/rules: Rewrite using dh makefile style, requiring Debhelper 9 * Rewrite init script to use /lib/lsb/init-functions functions for output * Package is compliant to Debian Policy 3.9.6 (no changes needed)

    2013-05-22 - Micha Lenk <> smcroute (0.95-2) unstable; urgency=low * Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format for easier patch maintenance. * Added patch 01_fix_segfault.patch to fix a NULL pointer dereferencing in interface vector initialization (closes: #707793, LP: #1043688).

    2011-08-08 - Micha Lenk <> smcroute (0.95-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream version, added support for FreeBSD * debian/control: - Changed priority from 'optional' to 'extra' (see #609864). - Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2 (no changes). - Swapped Maintainer and Uploader. Fixed Lintian errors/warnings: * debian/smcroute.init: Added LSB dependencies on $remote_fs. * debian/rules: Added recommended build-arch and build-indep targets.

    2010-01-13 - Micha Lenk <> smcroute (0.94.1-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release + fixed IPv6 related startup problem of smcroute (closes: #564881). * Added debian/watch file with new download location (closes: #554164).

    2009-11-02 - Micha Lenk <> smcroute (0.94-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release, supports IPv6 now (closes: #551209). * Adapted debian/rules to new build system. * Dropped debian specific manpage for mcsender and install the one now provided by upstream. * debian/control: + Added myself to Uploaders + Added Homepage field + Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.3 (no changes).