mdbtools - JET / MS Access database (MDB) tools

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package filename mdbtools_0.7.1-6_i386.deb
Package name mdbtools
Package version 0.7.1
Package release 6
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category universe/utils
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 38.54 KB
Installed size 159.00 KB
These are various tools for manipulating JET / MS Access database (MDB) files:
* utils     - provides command line utilities to list tables, export schema,
and data, show file versions, and other useful stuff.
* mdb-sql   - a command line SQL tool that allows one to type SQL queries and
get results.


Package Version Architecture Repository
mdbtools_0.7.1-6_amd64.deb 0.7.1 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
mdbtools - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.12.0
libmdb2 >= 0.7~rc1
libmdbsql2 >=
libreadline7 >= 6.0


Type URL
Binary Package mdbtools_0.7.1-6_i386.deb
Source Package mdbtools

Install Howto

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




2018-03-22 - Jean-Michel Vourgère <>
mdbtools (0.7.1-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* No longer build gmdb2 and its documentation. (Closes: #885744, #718465,
* Switched to automatic debug package.
* Dropped d/patch/reproducible_builds no longer needed.
* Migrated git to salsa.
* Bumped policy to 4.1.3.
* Bumped compat level to 11.
* No longer distribute .la files.
2016-10-24 - Jean-Michel Vourgère <>
mdbtools (0.7.1-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update my maintainer email address.
* Dropped transitional package libmdbodbc1.
* Reproducible builds: Force date locale in man pages.
* dh_makeshlibs: Dropped odbc exception no longer required.
* Bumped policy to 3.9.8: Dropped obsolete gmdb .menu file.
* Enabled full hardening.
* Changed Vcs-Git url to use a secure scheme.
2015-04-27 - Jean-Michel Nirgal Vourgère <>
mdbtools (0.7.1-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Make builds reproducible:
- d/rules: New env var with changelog date.
- patch "reproducible_builds" to use that date in man pages.
* d/control: Update Vcs-Browser to match alioth changes.
* debian/patches/bin_output_fix: Fix typo in description. Thanks Adam
D. Barratt.
2014-11-26 - Jean-Michel Nirgal Vourgère <>
mdbtools (0.7.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* d/control: Update homepage address. (Closes: #770933)
2014-10-20 - Jean-Michel Nirgal Vourgère <>
mdbtools (0.7.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Added build-depends on docbook-xml and rarian-compat, so that build can
run without network. Thanks Rohan Garg.
* Added cherry-pick of upsteam patches:
- memo_zero_len_multipage: overflow in some memo fields. Thanks to
- bin_output_fix: inverted source/dest memcpy. Thanks to tyzhaoqi.
- prop_dates: use the correct buffer for date conversion. Thanks to Shane
Mc Cormack.
- spelling: Fixes in help.
* Bumped policy to 3.9.6: No change required.
2013-10-29 - Jean-Michel Vourgère <>
mdbtools (0.7.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Added keywords to gmdb.desktop, thanks lintian.
* New upstream version
- Support for ucs2 odbc (Closes: #675543)
- Fix mdb-array crash when file is not found (Closes: #716325)
- drop override_dh_autoreconf in rules since upstream INSTALL is gone.
- Refresh patch use_lib_odbc_dir. All other patches are gone, there were
applied upstream.
- Acknowledge new symbols in libmdb2.
- Drop -Wall since it is now upstream.
- Refresh copyright file.
* ODBC driver is no longer shipped as a versioned library:
- Rename libmdbodbc1 into odbc-mdbtools.
- Added back transitionnal package libmdbodbc1.
- Drop odbc-mdbtools.symbols and added -q in dpkg-gensymbols.
- Drop version in odbc-mdbtools.postinst and odbc-mdbtools.install.
* New patch use_common_license so that gmdb prints license from
/usr/share/common-licenses/. This quiets lintian.
* Stop using scrollkeeper:
- Drop build-dependency on rarian-compat. (Closes: #718465)
- New patch gnome-doc from upstream commit.
- New build-dependency on gnome-doc-utils.
- Add --disable-scrollkeeper in debian/rules.
- Add debian/clean to remove gnome-doc tmp file.
- Disable portability warnings in autoreconf (rules): gnome-doc generates
pages of ugly warnings otherwise.
* Bumped policy to 3.9.5: No change required.
2013-07-12 - Jean-Michel Vourgère <>
mdbtools (0.7-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Authorise byacc as an alternative for bison in Build-Deps.
* libiodbc2 supports multi-arch since 3.52.7-2+deb7u1. Added version in
libmdbodbc1 Breaks: and droped breaks-without-version lintian override.
* Use dh9 DEB_CFLAGS_MAINT_APPEND rather than patch CLFAGS dirrectly.
* Fixed buffer overflow in gmdb2 filename handling.

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