mpack - tools for encoding/decoding MIME messages

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename mpack_1.6-8.2_amd64.deb
Package name mpack
Package version 1.6
Package release 8.2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/mail
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 34.62 KB
Installed size 94.00 KB
Mpack and munpack are utilities for encoding and decoding
(respectively) binary files in MIME (Multipurpose Internet
Mail Extensions) format mail messages. For compatibility
with older forms of transferring binary files, the munpack
program can also decode messages in split-uuencoded format.


Package Version Architecture Repository
mpack_1.6-8.2_i386.deb 1.6 i386 Ubuntu Universe
mpack - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14


Type URL
Binary Package mpack_1.6-8.2_amd64.deb
Source Package mpack

Install Howto

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




2017-09-13 - Holger Levsen <>
mpack (1.6-8.2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Use "gzip -n" in debian/rules for reproducible results. (Closes: #777376)
Thanks to Chris Lamb for the patch!
2016-11-11 - Jonathan Wiltshire <>
mpack (1.6-8.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Do not specify bzip2 compressor to dh_builddeb
(Closes: #833230)
2012-06-10 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
mpack (1.6-8) unstable; urgency=low
* CVE-2011-4919 - Fix permissions
Patch by Sebastian Pipping
Add patch 02-655971-fix-permissions.patch
Closes: #655971
* Standards version is 3.9.3
* Use hardening options
2011-11-29 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
mpack (1.6-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Standards-Version is 3.9.2
* Fix debian-rules-missing-recommended-target
* Debian source format is 3.0 (quilt)
2008-09-23 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
mpack (1.6-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Priority is optional; closes: #416569 
* Standards-Version is 3.8.0
2008-03-30 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
mpack (1.6-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.7.3
* Added homepage control header
* Fixed the following lintian message:
- debian-rules-ignores-make-clean-error
2006-07-22 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
mpack (1.6-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed "munpack no longer preserves filename". Closes: #212283, #356457.
Patch by Ian Bygrave <>.
2006-06-25 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
mpack (1.6-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Set Standards-Version to 3.7.2.
* Fixed "New option -a", closes: #184506. Patch by
James A Morrison <>. 
* Fixed "mpack -o /dev/stdout", closes: #303952.
Patch by "Sven Rudolph" <>.
2006-02-17 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
mpack (1.6-2) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer, closes: #353129.
* ACKed NMUs.
- "NMU patch", closes: #321685.
- "FTBFS with gcc-3.4: conflicting types for 'malloc'", closes: #260652.
- "implicit function declarations are evil", closes: #153187.
- "Please remove inewsinn from Suggests", closes: #243737.
- "'man munpack' typo: Supresses", closes: #311460.
* Fixed the following linda errors:
- E: mpack; Binary /usr/bin/mpack contains unneeded section comment.
- E: mpack; Binary /usr/bin/munpack contains unneeded section comment.
* Set priority to standard and added homepage to description.
* Added watch file.
2005-08-06 - Frank Lichtenheld <>
mpack (1.6-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Include patch by Daniel Schepler (based on earlier patches
by Roger Leigh and Andreas Jochens) to fix FTBFS with
gcc 4.0 (Closes: #260652) and other code problems
(Closes: #153187)
* Change priority to optional, I see no reason why this should be
* Remove inewsinn from suggests as it isn't in the archive anymore
(Closes: #243737)
* Fix typo in munpack man page (Closes: #311460)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.6.2 (no changes)

See Also

Package Description
mpb-dev_1.7.0-5_amd64.deb MIT Photonic-Bands development files
mpb-doc_1.7.0-5_all.deb MIT Photonic-Bands documentation
mpb-mpi_1.7.0-5_amd64.deb MIT Photonic-Bands, parallel (mpich) version
mpb-scm_1.7.0-5_all.deb MIT Photonic-Bands initialisation files
mpb_1.7.0-5_amd64.deb MIT Photonic-Bands
mpc-ace_6.4.5+dfsg-1build2_all.deb makefile, project, and workspace creator
mpc123_0.2.4-5_amd64.deb command-line Musepack audio player
mpc_0.31-1_amd64.deb command-line tool to interface MPD
mpd-sima_0.14.4-2_all.deb Automagically add titles to MPD playlist
mpd_0.21.4-1build1_amd64.deb Music Player Daemon
mpdas_0.4.5-1_amd64.deb AudioScrobbler client for MPD
mpdcon.app_1.1.99-5build8_amd64.deb MPD controller for GNUstep
mpdcron_0.3+git20161228-3_amd64.deb add scrobbler, rating, play counts and other functionalities to MPD
mpdris2_0.7+git20181226-1_all.deb media player interface (MPRIS2) bridge for MPD
mpdscribble_0.22-6_amd64.deb reporting client for mpd