libfile-data-perl - interface to file data

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename libfile-data-perl_1.20-1_all.deb
Package name libfile-data-perl
Package version 1.20
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category devel::lang:perl devel::library implemented-in::perl perl
License -
Maintainer Debian Perl Group <>
Download size 20.54 KB
Installed size 59.00 KB
File::Data wraps all the accessing of a file into a convenient set of
calls for reading and writing data, including a simple regex interface.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libfile-data-perl_1.20-1_all.deb 1.20 all Debian Main
libfile-data-perl - - -


Name Value
perl -


Type URL
Binary Package libfile-data-perl_1.20-1_all.deb
Source Package libfile-data-perl

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libfile-data-perl deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libfile-data-perl




2017-09-11 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
libfile-data-perl (1.20-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ upstream ]
* New release(s).
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Update Vcs-Browser URL to use cgit web frontend.
[ Jonas Smedegaard ]
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 4.1.0.
* Bump debhelper compatibility level to 9.
* Modernize Vcs-* fields:
+ Consistently use https protocol.
+ Consistently use git (not cgit) in path.
+ Consistently include .git suffix in path.
* Drop obsolete patch.
* Update copyright info:
+ List upstream issue tracker as Upstream-Contact.
+ Use License-Grant and License-Reference fields.
Thanks to Ben Finney.
+ Extend coverage of packaging to include recent years.
+ Bump (yes, not extend) coverage for main upstream author.
+ Drop superfluous copyright signs.
+ Use https protocol in file format URL.
* Update watch file:
+ Switch from to
+ Bump to file format 4.
+ Mention gbp --uscan in usage comment.
+ Use substitution variables.
+ Tighten version regex.
* Override lintian regarding license in License-Reference field.
See bug#786450.
* Update package relations:
+ Tighten to (build-)depend versioned on perl: Needed for recent
Data::Dumper and Carp (neither packaged separately, so no fallback
available to ease backporting).
* Update git-buildpackage config: Filter any .git* files.
* Modernize cdbs:
+ Drop upstream-tarball hints: Use gbp import-orig --uscan.
+ Do copyright-check in maintainer script (not during build).
Stop build-depend on devscripts.
* Add patch 1001 to fix install path.
2013-05-11 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
libfile-data-perl (1.16-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Use canonical host ( in Vcs-Git URI.
[ Jonas Smedegaard ]
* Add README.source emphasizing file as *not* a
show-stopper for contributions, referring to wiki page for details.
* Bump policy compliance to standards-version 3.9.4.
* Bump packaging license to GPL-3+, and extend coverage to include
current year.
* Tidy rules file, and add md5sum for upstream tarball.
* Stop track upstream development releases.
* Fix patch to have code land at proper path.
Really closes: bug#690355.
2012-10-30 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-data-perl (1.16-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* Add patch install_pm.patch: tell Makefile.PL which module to install.
(Closes: #690355)
2012-08-08 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
libfile-data-perl (1.16-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial packaging release.
Closes: bug#684222.

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