libbsd - Library providing BSD-compatible functions for portability

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 5
Repository Atomic x86_64
Package name libbsd
Package version 0.6.0
Package release
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 185.77 KB
Download size 65.06 KB
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libbsd provides useful functions commonly found on BSD systems, and
lacking on others like GNU systems, thus making it easier to port
projects with strong BSD origins, without needing to embed the same
code over and over again on each project.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libbsd-0.8.3-2.el5.i386.rpm 0.8.3 i386 EPEL Testing
libbsd-0.8.3-2.el5.i386.rpm 0.8.3 i386 EPEL Testing
libbsd-0.8.3-2.el5.x86_64.rpm 0.8.3 x86_64 EPEL Testing 0.6.0 i386 Atomic
libbsd-0.6.0-1.el5.i386.rpm 0.6.0 i386 EPEL
libbsd-0.6.0-1.el5.i386.rpm 0.6.0 i386 EPEL
libbsd-0.6.0-1.el5.x86_64.rpm 0.6.0 x86_64 EPEL
libbsd - - -


Name Value
/sbin/ldconfig - -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
libbsd = - - - - - - - -


Type URL
Binary Package
Source Package

Install Howto

  1. Download latest atomic-release rpm from
  2. Install atomic-release rpm:
    # rpm -Uvh atomic-release*rpm
  3. Install libbsd rpm package:
    # yum install libbsd




2013-07-14 - Eric Smith <> - 0.6.0-1
- Update to latest upstream release. Remove patch 0.
- Added ctor-static subpackage.
2013-07-07 - Eric Smith <> - 0.5.2-3
- Still having problems with setproctitle(), bug #981799, upstream bug #66679. Added patch to noop out setproctitle().
2013-06-11 - Eric Smith <> - 0.5.2-2
- Added check section.
- Add BuildRoot for EL5.

See Also

Package Description Development files for libbsd Development files for libbsd The NetBSD Editline library The NetBSD Editline library Development files for libedit Development files for libedit International Components for Unicode - libraries Development files for International Components for Unicode Documentation for International Components for Unicode New LibIdent C library Development files for libident A small daemon that can be used to test Ident servers LVE kernel module API library LVE kernel module API library LVE kernel module API library