adequate - Debian package quality testing tool

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name adequate
Package version 0.15.1ubuntu5
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 80 B
Download size 17.54 KB
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adequate checks packages installed on the system and reports bugs and policy
The following checks are currently implemented:
* broken symlinks;
* missing copyright file;
* obsolete conffiles;
* Python modules not byte-compiled;
* /bin and /sbin binaries requiring /usr/lib libraries;
* missing libraries, undefined symbols, symbol size mismatches;
* license conflicts;
* program name collisions;
* missing alternatives;
* missing binfmt interpreters and detectors;
* missing pkg-config dependencies.


Package Version Architecture Repository
adequate_0.15.1ubuntu5_all.deb 0.15.1ubuntu5 all Ubuntu Universe
adequate - - -


Name Value
debconf -
perl >= 5.14
perl:any -


Type URL
Binary Package adequate_0.15.1ubuntu5_all.deb
Source Package adequate

Install Howto

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




2018-03-28 - Julian Andres Klode <>
adequate (0.15.1ubuntu5) bionic; urgency=medium
* Fix regular expression for undefined symbol output from ldd
(lost a comma).
2017-09-12 - Matthias Klose <>
adequate (0.15.1ubuntu4) artful; urgency=medium
* Don't run the test for an undefined symbol in an executable. Always
failed on ppc64el, and now fails on amd64 and i386 as well with
updated binutils. See PR ld/22126.
2017-04-22 - Adam Conrad <>
adequate (0.15.1ubuntu3) artful; urgency=medium
* debian/tests/run-test: Skip over non-deb members in changes files.
2016-10-31 - Iain Lane <>
adequate (0.15.1ubuntu2) zesty; urgency=medium
* Add libreadline7
2016-09-01 - Dimitri John Ledkov <>
adequate (0.15.1ubuntu1) yakkety; urgency=medium
* Compile symbol-size-mismatch test package with -fno-PIE to trigger
symbol size missmatch warning. LP: #1619377
2016-01-12 - Jakub Wilk <>
adequate (0.15.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix false positive program-name-collision in less.
* Use date of last modification in the manual page footer.
This should help to make the package builds reproducible.
* Fix typo in a tag description.
* Add license information for
2015-08-26 - Jakub Wilk <>
adequate (0.15) unstable; urgency=low
* Add license information for the Ghostscript library (closes: #795566).
Thanks to Didier Raboud for the bug report.
* Add license information for the jbig2dec library.
* Recognize AGPL-3 in machine-readable copyright files.
* Add license information for and
2015-07-15 - Jakub Wilk <>
adequate (0.14) unstable; urgency=low
* Summary of tag changes:
+ Added:
- ldd-failure
* Run ldd on each file separately.
* Don't abort when “ldd -r” fails, but emit ldd-failure instead
(closes: #762615).
2015-05-31 - Jakub Wilk <>
adequate (0.13.3) unstable; urgency=low
* Require pkg-config 0.27 or later in the test suite. In older versions,
--exists didn't check dependencies.
* Add pkg-config to Recommends (closes: #787169).
Thanks to Micah Gersten for the bug report.
* Exclude VCS-specific files from the source package in
2015-05-28 - Jakub Wilk <>
adequate (0.13.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Drop “XS-Testsuite: autopkgtest”.
* Add pkg-config to the DEP-8 test Depends (closes: #787043).
Thanks to Micah Gersten for the bug report.

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