glibc source package in Xenial

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: No summary available for libnss-dns-udeb-dbgsym in ubuntu xenial.
libnss-files-udeb: No summary available for libnss-files-udeb in ubuntu xenial.
libnss-files-udeb-dbgsym: No summary available for libnss-files-udeb-dbgsym in ubuntu xenial.
multiarch-support: Transitional package to ensure multiarch compatibility
nscd: GNU C Library: Name Service Cache Daemon
nscd-dbgsym: debug symbols for package nscd

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glibc information

Current version:
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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 2.26

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Download files from current release (2.23-0ubuntu10)

File Size SHA-256 Checksum
glibc_2.23.orig.tar.xz 13.2 MiB bf6c528eeebefcacc295270068b79330c1fb2b22458ff66285b4175d23442c96
glibc_2.23-0ubuntu10.debian.tar.xz 1.2 MiB 4918baa16af87741a50aa349ebe12294f856d73bd052d8558f5385c0607fc05e
glibc_2.23-0ubuntu10.dsc 8.0 KiB 422c3e17758e3378474bed63e2ed140364045c671f913fa99928a6eeff64adb6

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