libfile-libmagic-perl - Perl interface to libmagic for determining file type

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename libfile-libmagic-perl_1.16-1+b1_i386.deb
Package name libfile-libmagic-perl
Package version 1.16
Package release 1+b1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category devel::lang:perl devel::library implemented-in::c implemented-in::perl perl role::devel-lib role::program use::analysing works-with::file
License -
Maintainer Debian Perl Group <>
Download size 25.23 KB
Installed size 72.00 KB
The File::LibMagic module is a simple perl interface to libmagic from the
file-4.x or file-5.x package from Christos Zoulas
Libmagic is a library for detecting file type, and works like file(1).


Package Version Architecture Repository
libfile-libmagic-perl_1.16-1+b1_amd64.deb 1.16 amd64 Debian Main
libfile-libmagic-perl - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libmagic1 >= 5.13
perl >= 5.28.0-3
perlapi-5.28.0 -


Type URL
Binary Package libfile-libmagic-perl_1.16-1+b1_i386.deb
Source Package libfile-libmagic-perl

Install Howto

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




2017-11-11 - Florian Schlichting <>
libfile-libmagic-perl (1.16-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* debian/control: Use HTTPS transport protocol for Vcs-Git URI
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/copyright: change Copyright-Format 1.0 URL to HTTPS.
* debian/upstream/metadata: change GitHub/CPAN URL(s) to HTTPS.
* debian/upstream/metadata: use HTTPS for GitHub URLs.
* Remove Ryan Niebur from Uploaders. Thanks for your work!
[ Florian Schlichting ]
* Import upstream version 1.16
* Update upstream metadata
* Bump copyright years
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 4.1.1
2015-12-05 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-libmagic-perl (1.15-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Update Vcs-Browser URL to cgit web frontend
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Add debian/upstream/metadata.
* Import upstream version 1.15.
* Update years of upstream and packaging copyright.
* Update build dependencies.
* Mark package as autopkgtest-able.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.6.
* Drop hardcoded libmagic1 from Depends.
* Upstream examples have been removed. Drop debian/libfile-libmagic-
perl.examples and override in debian/rules.
2014-07-27 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-libmagic-perl (1.02-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Drop fix-checklib-fail.patch, not applicable anymore.
* Update copyright notices for files in inc/*.
2014-05-06 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-libmagic-perl (1.01-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Strip trailing slash from metacpan URLs.
* Update years of copyright.
* Refresh fix-checklib-fail.patch (offset).
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.5.
2013-10-02 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-libmagic-perl (1.00-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2013-08-27 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-libmagic-perl (0.99-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Update patches:
- drop do-not-link-libz.patch, file-5.10.patch, new-devel-checklib.patch
(merged upstream)
- refresh fix-checklib-fail.patch (offset)
* Update upstream copyright.
* Drop debian/clean: the files are not modified anymore.
And the build fails when they are removed.
2013-05-21 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-libmagic-perl (0.96-4) unstable; urgency=low
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Change Vcs-Git to canonical URI (git://
* Change based URIs to based URIs
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Update bundled Devel::CheckLib via a quilt patch. (Closes: #708074)
* Update versioned build dependency on libmagic-dev to avoid #708281.
* Use debhelper 9.20120312 to get all hardening flags.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no changes).
* Update years of packaging copyright.
2012-08-07 - Alessandro Ghedini <>
libfile-libmagic-perl (0.96-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload
* Add fix-checklib-fail.patch
2012-03-01 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-libmagic-perl (0.96-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* Email change: Ansgar Burchardt ->
* debian/control: Convert Vcs-* fields to Git.
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Add patch file-5.10.patch to deal with changes in file 5.10 in test suite.
Thanks to Moritz Muehlenhoff for the bug report.
(Closes: #661800)
* debian/rules: remove override_dh_clean (svn era).
* debian/copyright: update to copyright-format 1.0.
* Switch to debhelper compatibility level 9 to pass CFLAGS to
* Add /me to Uploaders.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no changes).

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