libswitch-perl - switch statement for Perl

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename libswitch-perl_2.17-2_all.deb
Package name libswitch-perl
Package version 2.17
Package release 2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category devel::lang:perl devel::library implemented-in::perl perl role::shared-lib
License -
Maintainer Debian Perl Group <>
Download size 20.04 KB
Installed size 76.00 KB implements a generalized case mechanism that covers many
possible combinations of switch and case values.
This is an obsolete module provided for compatiblity since it is being
removed from the core. For perl 5.10 and above the "given/when" builtins
are much preferred.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libswitch-perl_2.17-2_all.deb 2.17 all Debian Main
libswitch-perl - - -


Name Value
perl -


Type URL
Binary Package libswitch-perl_2.17-2_all.deb
Source Package libswitch-perl

Install Howto

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




2014-09-23 - Axel Beckert <>
libswitch-perl (2.17-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Update Vcs-Browser URL to cgit web frontend
[ Axel Beckert ]
* Import patch from FreeBSD which fixes errors with recent
versions. (Closes: #762598)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6 (no changes needed)
2014-04-23 - Florian Schlichting <>
libswitch-perl (2.17-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: update {versioned,alternative} (build) dependencies.
* Remove perl-modules from Depends.
* Strip trailing slash from metacpan URLs.
[ 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-
[ Florian Schlichting ]
* Import Upstream version 2.17
* Update upstream contact
* Update stand-alone license paragraphs to commonly used version (not
limiting Debian to GNU/Linux, directly linking to GPL-1)
* Bump dh compatibility to level 8
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.5
* Drop fix-5.14-build-failure.patch, applied upstream
* Demote Priority to optional, now that Perl no longer depends on us
2011-07-31 - Dominic Hargreaves <>
libswitch-perl (2.16-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* debian/control: Convert Vcs-* fields to Git.
[ Dominic Hargreaves ]
* Set Priority: standard for the wheezy release cycle, during which
the perl package will pull this in (see: #629472)
* Apply patch fixing 5.14 build failure (Closes: #629287)
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format
* Improve description (thanks Lintian)
* Update Standards-Version (no changes)
2010-05-12 - Dominic Hargreaves <>
libswitch-perl (2.16-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release. (Closes: #580059)

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