[needs-packaging] Please add 'smem' to ubuntu universe

Bug #373401 reported by f3a97 on 2009-05-07
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Bug Description

 it would be very good to have the tool 'smem' into ubuntu repositories.

Its aim is to shed some light into process memory consumption, in a way that no other program is able to do.

Its author is Matt Makart, a known linux kernel hacker. See here for the details of this great tool:


The tool itself is here:


Thanks a lot!

Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

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This bug is tagged needs-packaging which identifies it as a request for a new package in Ubuntu. As a part of the managing needs-packaging bug reports specification, https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/Specs/NeedsPackagingBugs, all needs-packaging bug reports have Wishlist importance. Subsequently, I'm setting this bug's status to Wishlist.

summary: - Please add 'smem' to ubuntu universe
+ [needs-packaging] Please add 'smem' to ubuntu universe
Changed in ubuntu:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
James Westby (james-w) wrote :

There is already an "smem" command in Ubuntu, in the secure-delete package,
which originates from thc.org.

The conflict will have to be resolved somehow before this can be added to Ubuntu.



Changed in ubuntu:
status: New → Confirmed
Hans Joachim Desserud (hjd) wrote :

Thanks for reporting.

Looking at the publishing history [1], it looks like https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/smem has been available in Ubuntu since 10.04. :)

[1] https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/smem/+publishinghistory

Changed in ubuntu:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Changed in debian:
status: Unknown → Fix Released
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