libtext-bidi-perl - Unicode bidi algorithm for Perl using libfribidi

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename libtext-bidi-perl_2.15-1+b1_i386.deb
Package name libtext-bidi-perl
Package version 2.15
Package release 1+b1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category culture::arabic culture::farsi culture::hebrew devel::lang:perl devel::library implemented-in::c implemented-in::perl perl role::devel-lib works-with::unicode
License -
Maintainer Debian Perl Group <>
Download size 58.53 KB
Installed size 201.00 KB
Text::Bidi provides basic support for the Unicode bidirectional text
(Bidi) algorithm, for displaying text consisting of both left-to-right and
right-to-left written languages (like Hebrew and Arabic.) It does so using a
swig interface file to the libfribidi library.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libtext-bidi-perl_2.15-1+b1_amd64.deb 2.15 amd64 Debian Main
libtext-bidi-perl - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libfribidi0 >= 1.0.0
perl >= 5.28.0-3
perlapi-5.28.0 -


Type URL
Binary Package libtext-bidi-perl_2.15-1+b1_i386.deb
Source Package libtext-bidi-perl

Install Howto

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




2018-09-30 - gregor herrmann <>
libtext-bidi-perl (2.15-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Import upstream version 2.15.
* Drop Text-Bidi-2.12-Adapt-to-fribidi-1.0.patch, fixed upstream.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 4.2.1.
2018-07-30 - gregor herrmann <>
libtext-bidi-perl (2.12-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ Damyan Ivanov ]
* change Priority from 'extra' to 'optional'
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Update Vcs-* headers for switch to
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Add debian/clean to make sure generated files are removed and swig is
called again during build. The files are taken from the swig-clean
target in Makefile.PL which doesn't get called without a Makefile.
* Add patch from CPAN#RT to build with fribidi >= 1.0. (Closes: #904740)
* debian/rules: use /usr/share/dpkg/ instead of calling
* Update years of packaging copyright.
* Use HTTPS for URLs. Thanks to duck.
* Build-depend on libfribidi-dev (>= 1.0).
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 4.1.5.
* Bump debhelper compatibility level to 10.
2016-10-31 - gregor herrmann <>
libtext-bidi-perl (2.12-1) 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.
* Import upstream version 2.12.
* Update years of packaging copyright.
* Set bindnow linker flag in debian/rules.
* Fix hashbang in example script.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.8.
2015-11-21 - gregor herrmann <>
libtext-bidi-perl (2.11-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Rename autopkgtest configuration file(s) as per new pkg-perl-
autopkgtest schema.
* Add debian/upstream/metadata.
* Import upstream version 2.10.
* Update years of packaging copyright.
* debian/copyright: add information about third-party file.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.6.
* Import upstream version 2.11.
* Update years of upstream copyright.
* Fix email address in debian/upstream/metadata. Thanks to duck.
* Add t/ to debian/tests/pkg-perl/smoke-files.
2014-09-20 - Niko Tyni <>
libtext-bidi-perl (2.09-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Update Vcs-Browser URL to cgit web frontend
[ Niko Tyni ]
* Declare the package autopkgtestable.
2014-06-03 - gregor herrmann <>
libtext-bidi-perl (2.09-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* New upstream release.
* Drop pod.patch, merged upstream.
* debian/rules: use new TEXT_BIDI_SKIP_UCD variable for skipping
expensive test on slow architectures.
2014-06-02 - gregor herrmann <>
libtext-bidi-perl (2.08-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Strip trailing slash from metacpan URLs.
* ARCHLIB := $(shell perl -MConfig -e 'print $$Config{vendorarch}') Use
$Config{vendorarch} in debian/rules
* Add patch to fix grammar in POD.
* Don't install empty Text::Bidi::private(3pm) manpage.
* Update years of packaging copyright.
2014-01-07 - Axel Beckert <>
libtext-bidi-perl (2.08-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/rules: don't run t/ucd.t on slow architectures where it took
over two hours for the last upload and partially caused a timeout.
[ Axel Beckert ]
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no other changes)

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