libstring-escape-perl - module for manipulating escaped strings

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Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename libstring-escape-perl_2010.002-2_all.deb
Package name libstring-escape-perl
Package version 2010.002
Package release 2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category devel::lang:perl devel::library implemented-in::perl perl
License -
Maintainer Debian Perl Group <>
Download size 18.67 KB
Installed size 47.00 KB
String::Escape is a Perl module that provides a flexible calling interface to
some useful string conversion functions, including applying and expanding the
standard C/Unix-style backslash escapes like \n and \t, wrapping and removing
double quotes, and truncating to fit within a desired length.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libstring-escape-perl_2010.002-2_all.deb 2010.002 all Debian Main
libstring-escape-perl - - -


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perl -


Type URL
Binary Package libstring-escape-perl_2010.002-2_all.deb
Source Package libstring-escape-perl

Install Howto

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




2018-03-30 - Niko Tyni <>
libstring-escape-perl (2010.002-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/rules: switch order of arguments to dh.
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* debian/control: Convert Vcs-* fields to Git.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* debian/copyright: Replace DEP5 Format-Specification URL from to URL.
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: update {versioned,alternative} (build) dependencies.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Change Vcs-Git to canonical URI (git://
* Change based URIs to based URIs
[ Axel Beckert ]
* debian/copyright: migrate pre-1.0 format to 1.0 using "cme fix dpkg-
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Strip trailing slash from metacpan URLs.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Update Vcs-Browser URL to cgit web frontend
* debian/control: Use HTTPS transport protocol for Vcs-Git URI
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/copyright: change Copyright-Format 1.0 URL to HTTPS.
* Remove Jonathan Yu from Uploaders. Thanks for your work!
* Add Testsuite declaration for autopkgtest-pkg-perl.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Update Vcs-* headers for switch to
[ Niko Tyni ]
* Update to debhelper compat level 10
* Update to Standards-Version 4.1.3
* Update to dpkg source format 3.0 (quilt)
* Declare that the package does not need (fake)root to build
2010-02-08 - Jonathan Yu <>
libstring-escape-perl (2010.002-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Jonathan Yu ]
* New upstream release
* Use new short debhelper rules format
* Add myself to Uploaders and Copyright
* Standards-Version 3.8.4 (drop perl version dep)
* Rewrite control description
* Update patch because it no longer applied properly
* Delete test scripts not in upstream
* Add Test::Pod{,::Coverage} to B-D-I
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Add debian/README.source to document quilt usage, as required by
Debian Policy since 3.8.0.
* debian/control: Changed: Switched Vcs-Browser field to ViewSVN
(source stanza).
* debian/control: Added: ${misc:Depends} to Depends: field.
* Change my email address.
* debian/copyright: use DEP5 formatting.
[ Nathan Handler ]
* debian/watch: Update to ignore development releases.
2008-03-12 - gregor herrmann <>
libstring-escape-perl (2002.001-8) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: Added: Vcs-Svn field (source stanza); Vcs-Browser
field (source stanza); Homepage field (source stanza). Removed: XS-
Vcs-Svn fields.
* debian/rules:
- delete /usr/lib/perl5 only if it exists (closes: #467920)
- update based on dh-make-perl's templates
* debian/watch: use dist-based URL.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.7.3 (no changes).
* debian/copyright:
- point to specific download location instead of CPAN at large
- take copyright/license information from the module itself instead of
from the outdated README
* Add backslash.patch instead of adding the missing backslash directly to; add quilt framework.
2006-10-01 - gregor herrmann <>
libstring-escape-perl (2002.001-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Use $(CURDIR) [make] instead of $(PWD) [sh] to fix issues with sudo.
* Enable tests in debian/rules.
2006-06-16 - gregor herrmann <>
libstring-escape-perl (2002.001-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Moved debhelper to Build-Depends.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.7.2 (no changes).
* Set Debhelper Compatibility Level to 5.
* Removed empty /usr/lib/perl5 from package.
2005-04-12 - Gunnar Wolf <>
libstring-escape-perl (2002.001-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed debian/watch
2004-12-04 - Gunnar Wolf <>
libstring-escape-perl (2002.001-4) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer - Debian Perl Group <pkg-perl-> via Gunnar Wolf
<> (Closes: #279803)

See Also

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libstring-formatter-perl_0.102084-1_all.deb module to build sprintf-like formatting routines
libstring-glob-permute-perl_0.01-3_all.deb Expand {foo,bar,baz}[2-4] style string globs
libstring-koremutake-perl_0.30-5_all.deb Convert to/from Koremutake Memorable Random Strings
libstring-mkpasswd-perl_0.05-1_all.deb Perl module implementing a random password generator
libstring-parity-perl_1.34-1_all.deb Perl library for parity functions
libstring-print-perl_0.93-1_all.deb module providing (s)printf alternatives
libstring-random-perl_0.30-1_all.deb Perl module for generating random strings
libstring-rewriteprefix-perl_0.007-2_all.deb module to rewrite strings based on a set of known prefixes
libstring-scanf-perl_2.1-1_all.deb module to implement C-like sscanf() in Perl
libstring-shellquote-perl_1.04-1_all.deb module to quote strings for passing through the shell
libstring-similarity-perl_1.04-2+b1_i386.deb Perl module for calculating the similarity of two strings
libstring-tagged-perl_0.15-1_all.deb string buffers with value tags on extents