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A non-DNS IP-to-country resolver library

GeoIP is a C library that enables the user to find the country that any IP address or hostname originates from. It uses a file based database that is accurate as of March 2002. This database simply contains IP blocks as keys, and countries as values. This database should be more complete and accurate than using reverse DNS lookups.

This package contains the shared library.

Package version:1.3.17-1.1


geoip for Debian

The library comes with a free country database which does not contain all
the information that can be accessible via the GeoIP API. To find other
database editions, please visit (all of them except
for the one included in the package require you to purchase a license from

If you have obtained the license, you must copy the /etc/G


				GeoIP 1.3.17

IMPORTANT API Change for 1.3.x and above users for GeoIP Region database
GeoIPRegion.region is no longer a pointer but an in-structure
array so test the first byte of region == 0 rather testing if the region
pointer is NULL.

IMPORTANT API Change for 1.1.x and above users - as of GeoIP 1.1.0 the
GeoIP_country_xxx_by_xxx functions return NULL if a country can not



geoip (1.3.17-1.1) unstable; urgency=high

  * Non-maintainer upload by security team.
  * Added patch for CVE-2007-0159: libgeoip1:
    "GeoIP_update_database_general()" Remote Directory Traversal Vulnerability
    (Closes: #406628)
  * Removed automatically copying of config.status and config.sub - this
    creates a bloated diff for security updates.

 -- Neil McGovern <>  Sat, 


1.3.17	2006-5-14
	* Fixed headers for Windows/Netware compliation (Guenter Knauf)
	* Fixed Received 


Maurice Cinquini

*** ifndef WIN32 on netdb.h ? ***
In GeoIPCity.c you don't "#ifndef WIN32" the net


This package was debianized by Marek Habersack <> on
Mon, 11 Nov 2002 19:25:35 +01

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