libsys-syscall-perl - module to access system calls that Perl doesn't normally provide access to

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename libsys-syscall-perl_0.25-6_i386.deb
Package name libsys-syscall-perl
Package version 0.25
Package release 6
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category devel::lang:perl devel::library implemented-in::c implemented-in::perl perl role::devel-lib role::shared-lib
License -
Maintainer Debian Perl Group <>
Download size 9.66 KB
Installed size 31.00 KB
Sys::Syscall allows one to use epoll and sendfile system calls from
Perl.  Support is mostly Linux-only for now, but other syscalls/OSes
are planned for the future.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libsys-syscall-perl_0.25-6_amd64.deb 0.25 amd64 Debian Main
libsys-syscall-perl - - -


Name Value
perl -


Type URL
Binary Package libsys-syscall-perl_0.25-6_i386.deb
Source Package libsys-syscall-perl

Install Howto

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




2016-06-02 - Niko Tyni <>
libsys-syscall-perl (0.25-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Add patch from Helge Deller fixing the module on hppa.
(Closes: #826136)
2016-05-22 - Niko Tyni <>
libsys-syscall-perl (0.25-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload from the Debian Perl Team Sprint in Zürich.
* Upload to unstable. The package is still broken on at least kfreebsd-*
and sparc64. Patches are welcomed. (See #824843)
2016-05-21 - Niko Tyni <>
libsys-syscall-perl (0.25-4) experimental; urgency=medium
* Team upload from the Debian Perl Team Sprint in Zürich.
* Add support for mips, mipsel and mips64el. (Closes: #824936)
2016-05-21 - Niko Tyni <>
libsys-syscall-perl (0.25-3) experimental; urgency=medium
* Team upload from the Debian Perl Team Sprint in Zürich.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* debian/control: Use HTTPS transport protocol for Vcs-Git URI
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/copyright: change Copyright-Format 1.0 URL to HTTPS.
[ Niko Tyni ]
* Add support for arm64, ppc64el and s390x. Thanks to Eric Wong.
(Closes: #824843)
* Make the package Architecture:any to make silent breakage
on unsupported architectures visible. (See #824843)
* Declare the package autopkgtestable
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8.
* Upload to experimental to see how many architectures are still
2014-09-04 - gregor herrmann <>
libsys-syscall-perl (0.25-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Strip trailing slash from metacpan URLs.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Update Vcs-Browser URL to cgit web frontend
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Add patch 0001-restore-missing-changes-from-
Between the 0.23 and 0.25 releases, changes from the 0.20..0.22 releases
were somehow lost. This patch restores them again.
Thanks to Eric Wong for reporting the issue and providing the patch.
(Closes: #760336)
* Update years of packaging copyright.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.5.
2013-09-20 - Florian Schlichting <>
libsys-syscall-perl (0.25-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Fabrizio Regalli ]
* Add myself to Uploaders and Copyright.
* Switch d/compat to 8.
* Build-Depends: switch to debhelper (>= 8).
* Fixed lintian copyright-refers-to-symlink-license message.
* Fixed lintian spelling-error-in-description message.
* Fixed lintian extended-description-is-probably-too-short message.
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* debian/control: Convert Vcs-* fields to Git.
[ 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 0.25
* Update upstream copyright stanza
* Delete "GNU/Linux" from license paragraphs
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no change)
* Reword long description
* Add myself to uploaders and copyright
2010-05-24 - gregor herrmann <>
libsys-syscall-perl (0.23-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: Changed: Switched Vcs-Browser field to ViewSVN
(source stanza).
[ Nathan Handler ]
* debian/watch: Update to ignore development releases.
[ Italo Valcy ]
* New upstream release
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Convert to source format 3.0 (quilt).
* Add /me to Uploaders.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.8.4; drop version from perl build dependency.
* Switch to debhelper 7
* Reformat debian/copyright according to DEP5.
* Improve short and long description.
* Don't install the new README.pod.

See Also

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libsys-virt-perl_5.0.0-1_i386.deb Perl module providing an extension for the libvirt library
libsysadm-install-perl_0.48-1_all.deb module for typical installation tasks of system administrators
libsysfs-dev_2.1.0+repack-5_i386.deb interface library to sysfs - development files
libsysfs2_2.1.0+repack-5_i386.deb interface library to sysfs
libsyslog-ocaml-dev_1.4-6+b5_i386.deb syslog routines for OCaml (development files)
libsyslog-ocaml_1.4-6+b5_i386.deb syslog routines for OCaml (runtime)
libsysstat-qt5-0-dev_0.4.2-1_i386.deb Qt-based interface to system statistics (dev)
libsysstat-qt5-0_0.4.2-1_i386.deb Qt-based interface to system statistics
libsystem-command-perl_1.119-1_all.deb Perl class for running system commands
libsystem-info-perl_0.058-1_all.deb package to obtain basic system information
libsystem-sub-perl_0.162800-2_all.deb wrap external command with a DWIM sub
libsystemc-dev_2.3.3-2_i386.deb Development files for SystemC library
libsystemc-doc_2.3.3-2_all.deb Documentation for SystemC library
libsystemc_2.3.3-2_i386.deb SystemC library