patchelf - modify properties of ELF executables

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename patchelf_0.9+52.20180509-1_amd64.deb
Package name patchelf
Package version 0.9+52.20180509
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/utils
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 50.21 KB
Installed size 140.00 KB
PatchELF is a simple utility for modifying existing ELF executables and
libraries.  In particular, it can do the following:
* Change the dynamic loader ("ELF interpreter") of executables
* Change the RPATH of executables and libraries
* Remove declared dependencies on dynamic libraries
(DT_NEEDED entries)


Package Version Architecture Repository
patchelf_0.9+52.20180509-1_i386.deb 0.9+52.20180509 i386 Ubuntu Universe
patchelf - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libstdc++6 >= 5.2


Type URL
Binary Package patchelf_0.9+52.20180509-1_amd64.deb
Source Package patchelf

Install Howto

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




2018-09-28 - Felipe Sateler <>
patchelf (0.9+52.20180509-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Felipe Sateler ]
* Package an upstream git snapshot
- Makes some binaries strippable after patching (Closes: #903396)
* no-rpath-prebuild: force pagesize to 4096 on prebuilt binaries.
They all have that page size, and the host-detected one might be
* Update watchfile
- Use format version 4
- Use github as source page
* Migrate to salsa for hosting
* Bump debhelper compat to 11.
Also switch to the debhelper-compat virtual package
* Bump Standards-Version
* Enable hardening flags
[ Drew Parsons ]
* add new patch adjust_startPage_issue127_commit1cc234fea.patch from
upstream Issue #127. Fixes build-time tests.
2016-02-29 - Felipe Sateler <>
patchelf (0.9-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
- Drop all patches, applied upstream
- No longer breaks hardlinks (Closes: #759497)
* Force pagesize for no-rpath-prebuild test: We know the page size,
and it may be different from system one
2015-11-15 - Felipe Sateler <>
patchelf (0.8-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Disable test, as it may fail when the binary is of foreign
architecture. Really Closes: #799880
2015-11-12 - Felipe Sateler <>
patchelf (0.8-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Pick upstream commit to use a dynamic page size. Fixes FTBFS on ppc64el.
Closes: #799880
2014-03-28 - Felipe Sateler <>
patchelf (0.8-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Document --remove-needed in manpage
* Fix typo in manpage. Closes: #742468
Thanks Gianluigi Tiesi
2014-03-18 - Felipe Sateler <>
patchelf (0.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #742049)

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