glibc package in Ubuntu

glibc-doc: GNU C Library: Documentation
glibc-source: GNU C Library: sources
libc-bin: GNU C Library: Binaries
libc-bin-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libc-bin
libc-dev-bin: GNU C Library: Development binaries
libc-dev-bin-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libc-dev-bin
libc6: GNU C Library: Shared libraries
libc6-amd64: GNU C Library: 64bit Shared libraries for AMD64
libc6-armel: GNU C Library: ARM softfp shared libraries for armhf
libc6-dbg: GNU C Library: detached debugging symbols
libc6-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libc6
libc6-dev: GNU C Library: Development Libraries and Header Files
libc6-dev-amd64: GNU C Library: 64bit Development Libraries for AMD64
libc6-dev-armel: GNU C Library: ARM softfp development libraries for armhf
libc6-dev-i386: GNU C Library: 32-bit development libraries for AMD64
libc6-dev-ppc64: GNU C Library: 64bit Development Libraries for PowerPC64
libc6-dev-s390: GNU C Library: 32bit Development Libraries for IBM zSeries
libc6-dev-x32: GNU C Library: X32 ABI Development Libraries for AMD64
libc6-i386: GNU C Library: 32-bit shared libraries for AMD64
libc6-pic: GNU C Library: PIC archive library
libc6-ppc64: GNU C Library: 64bit Shared libraries for PowerPC64
libc6-s390: GNU C Library: 32bit Shared libraries for IBM zSeries
libc6-s390-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libc6-s390
libc6-udeb: GNU C Library: Shared libraries - udeb
libc6-udeb-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libc6-udeb
libc6-x32: GNU C Library: X32 ABI Shared libraries for AMD64
libnss-dns-udeb: GNU C Library: NSS helper for DNS - udeb
libnss-dns-udeb-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libnss-dns-udeb
libnss-files-udeb: GNU C Library: NSS helper for files - udeb
libnss-files-udeb-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libnss-files-udeb
multiarch-support: Transitional package to ensure multiarch compatibility
nscd: GNU C Library: Name Service Cache Daemon
nscd-dbgsym: debug symbols for package nscd

This package has 108 new bugs and 1 open question.

Package information

Maintainer:
Ubuntu Developers
Urgency:*
Medium Urgency
Architectures:*
any all
Latest upload:
2.21-0ubuntu5

*actual publishing details may vary in this distribution, these are just the package defaults.

Upstream connections

The GNU ProjectGLibChead

GNU C library (glibc) is one of the most important components of GNU Hurd and most modern Linux distributions.

Bug supervisor: no
Bug tracker: yes
Branch: yes
Translations: no

A newer version of glibc is available for packaging: GLibC 2.22

The Xenial Xerus (active development)
2.21-0ubuntu5 release (main) 2015-12-04
The Wily Werewolf (current stable release)
2.21-0ubuntu4 release (main) 2015-05-04
The Vivid Vervet (supported)
2.21-0ubuntu4 release (main) 2015-03-26