libfile-mimeinfo-perl - Perl module to determine file types

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename libfile-mimeinfo-perl_0.29-1_all.deb
Package name libfile-mimeinfo-perl
Package version 0.29
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category devel::lang:perl devel::library implemented-in::perl perl role::program use::scanning works-with::file
License -
Maintainer Debian Perl Group <>
Download size 45.42 KB
Installed size 108.00 KB
File::MimeInfo can be used to determine the mime type of a file. It tries to
implement the freedesktop specification for a shared MIME database.
This package also contains two related utilities:
* mimetype: determine a file's mimetype
* mimeopen: open files according to their mimetype


Package Version Architecture Repository
libfile-mimeinfo-perl_0.29-1_all.deb 0.29 all Debian Main
libfile-mimeinfo-perl - - -


Name Value
libfile-basedir-perl -
libfile-desktopentry-perl -
perl -
shared-mime-info -


Type URL
Binary Package libfile-mimeinfo-perl_0.29-1_all.deb
Source Package libfile-mimeinfo-perl

Install Howto

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




2018-08-06 - Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.29-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ Damyan Ivanov ]
* declare conformance with Policy 4.1.3 (no changes needed)
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Update Vcs-* headers for switch to
* Import upstream version 0.29
* Drop path-tiny.patch patch
* Drop spelling.patch patch
* Drop fix_read_from_stdin.patch patch
* Bump Debhelper compat level to 10
* Set Rules-Requires-Root to no
* Declare compliance with Debian policy 4.2.0
* Add Build-Depends-Indep on libio-stringy-perl
* Add Recommends on libio-stringy-perl
* Test installed script when run under autopkgtest
* Add debian/tests/pkg-perl/smoke-files to include more files required in
testsuite when run under autopkgtest
2017-12-15 - Damyan Ivanov <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.28-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* debian/control: Use HTTPS transport protocol for Vcs-Git URI
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/copyright: change Copyright-Format 1.0 URL to HTTPS.
* Import upstream version 0.28.
Fixes "use of legacy paths (~/.local/share/defaults.list)"
(Closes: #787729)
* Update years of packaging copyright.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.8.
* Drop unneded version from build dependency.
* Bump debhelper compatibility level to 9.
* Add a patch to fix a spelling mistake in the documentation.
[ Simon Kainz ]
* fix for always reporting text/plain when reading from stdin,
(Closes: #784545)
[ Damyan Ivanov ]
* cherry-pick Path::Tiny support improvement from upstream commit
* Declare conformance with Policy 4.1.2 (no changes needed)
2015-06-26 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.27-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Update Vcs-Browser URL to cgit web frontend
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: update Module::Build dependency.
* Add debian/upstream/metadata
* Import upstream version 0.27
* Update years of packaging copyright.
* Mark package as autopkgtest-able.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.6.
2014-05-12 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.26-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
2014-04-03 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.25-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix bug number in last changelog entry.
* New upstream releases 0.23, 0.24, 0.25.
* Drop 0001-Properly-escape-MIME-types-containing.patch
(merged upstream).
2014-03-31 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.22-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add patch to escape MIME types before using them in regexps.
Thanks to brian m. carlson for the patch. (Closes: #690334)
2014-03-01 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.22-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Strip trailing slash from metacpan URLs.
* New upstream release.
* Update years of packaging copyright and Upstream-Contact.
2013-12-25 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.21-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
Fixes "typo in mimeopen manpage (freedestop)" (Closes: #728614)
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.5.
2013-10-16 - Damyan Ivanov <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.20-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload
* fix typo in long description (files → file's)
Thanks to Pascal De Vuyst. Closes: #726100
* Imported Upstream version 0.20
+ fixes typos in documentation
* drop --build-system argument from dh, upstream removed Build.PL
2013-10-02 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.18-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Drop patches, both merged upstream.
* Build-depend on Module::Build 0.40.

See Also

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libfile-mmagic-perl_1.30-1_all.deb Perl module to guess file type
libfile-mmagic-xs-perl_0.09008-2+b6_i386.deb Perl module to guess file type (à la mod_mime_magic)
libfile-modified-perl_0.10-1_all.deb module to check if files have changed
libfile-monitor-lite-perl_0.652003-1_all.deb module for monitoring file creation, deletion, and modification
libfile-monitor-perl_1.00-1_all.deb module to monitor file and directory changes
libfile-ncopy-perl_0.36-2_all.deb module for file copying like cp
libfile-next-perl_1.16-2_all.deb file-finding iterator
libfile-nfslock-perl_1.29-1_all.deb perl module to do NFS (or not) locking
libfile-path-expand-perl_1.02-3_all.deb expand user directories in filenames
libfile-path-tiny-perl_0.9-1_all.deb recursive version of mkdir() and rmdir()
libfile-pid-perl_1.01-2_all.deb Perl module for pid file manipulation
libfile-policy-perl_1.005-2_all.deb simple policy for file I/O functions
libfile-pushd-perl_1.016-1_all.deb module for changing directory temporarily for a limited scope
libfile-queue-perl_1.01a-2_all.deb Perl module providing a persistent FIFO Queue using a file
libfile-read-perl_0.0801-5_all.deb interface for reading one or more files