pkglab - interactive environment to explore package repositories

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name pkglab
Package version 1.4.2
Package release 13+b1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 1.67 KB
Download size 562.30 KB
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Pkglab is an interactive, console-based environment to explore package
repositories of package-based software distributions.
Using Pkglab package lists can be loaded and installability tests can
be performed to check whether given package combinations are
co-installable or not, according to inter-package relationships.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pkglab_1.4.2-13+b1_i386.deb 1.4.2 i386 Debian Main
pkglab - - -


Name Value
libbz2-1.0 -
libc6 >= 2.7
libgdbm3 >= 1.8.3
libpcre3 >= 8.10
libpopt0 >= 1.14
librpm3 >= 4.10.0
librpmio3 >= 4.10.0
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Type URL
Binary Package pkglab_1.4.2-13+b1_amd64.deb
Source Package pkglab

Install Howto

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




2011-10-13 - Ralf Treinen <>
pkglab (1.4.2-13) unstable; urgency=low
[ St├ęphane Glondu ]
* use debian module (from python-debian) instead of
deprecated debian_bundle (Closes: #625475)
[ Ralf Treinen ]
* edos-distcheck: add dependency on ${python:Depends}
* Fix a grammar error in the pkglab doc-base file
* Standards-Version: 3.9.2 (no change)
* Put changes to upstream files as quilt patches (closes: #643249)
* Added debian/gbp.conf
2011-02-13 - Ralf Treinen <>
pkglab (1.4.2-12) unstable; urgency=low
* Downgrade priority to extra, since dose2 has priority extra now.
Thanks to Luca Falavigna for the hint.
* Migrate to source format 3.0.
* edos-builddebcheck: read the binary package file directly using
the "-I" option, instead of merging it with the source packages
(closes: #582951). Thanks a lot to Andi Barth for the idea!
* Fix a typo in the long description of edos-distcheck (closes: #603831).
* Standards-Version: 3.9.1 (no change).
* Migrate packaging from cdbs to dh.
* Use dh_ocaml >= 0.9 to get dependencies on ocaml stuff
(closes: #599298).
2010-05-24 - Ralf Treinen <>
pkglab (1.4.2-11) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix a bug in the handling of the options -base and -add-source
reported by Andi Barth. These options are called "-i" and "-I" now,
and documented in the manpage.
* Removed Zack from uploaders on his request.
2010-04-22 - Ralf Treinen <>
pkglab (1.4.2-10) experimental; urgency=low
* Fix logic in (used by edos-builddebcheck): If one of
the packages in a disjunction is build-essential then the whole
disjunctive clause is discarded. Thanks to Zack for the patch!
(closes: #574380).
* Have edos-debcheck use (via the config file
/etc/edos-builddebcheck.conf. Install that config file, and put
into /usr/share/edos-distcheck the script to generate it. Thanks
to Zack for the patch! (closes: #574721).
* Added debian/source/format, current format is 1.0 (in order to
facilitate backports).
* Explain handling of build-essential packages by edos-builddebcheck
in its manpage; add an item about its configuration file in 
2010-03-21 - Ralf Treinen <>
pkglab (1.4.2-9) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed formatting in manpage (closes: #571742)
* Standards-Version 3.8.4 (no change)
* Escape some more hyphens in edos-debcheck manpage
* Do not use asterisk to start an entry in edos-distcheck.NEWS
* Print correctly stanzas containing non-ascii
characters (Patch provided by Zack - thanks!)
* distcheck/ escape < and > in version numbers in order to
produce valid xml output even when the Packages file contains rubbish
version numbers.
* debian/rules: add to clean target removals of some leftover files
2010-01-15 - Ralf Treinen <>
pkglab (1.4.2-8) unstable; urgency=low
* distcheck/ fixed function spec_string to print a 
dash between upstream version and release (closes: #565324).
2010-01-13 - Ralf Treinen <>
pkglab (1.4.2-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Remove temporary file on exit (closes: #565152).
2010-01-13 - Ralf Treinen <>
pkglab (1.4.2-6) unstable; urgency=low
[ Ralf Treinen ]
* drop all relations to build-essential packages
* Removed mention of the "-check" option, which is no longer supported,
from the manpages (closes: #556876).
* Strengthen dependency of edos-distcheck on python-debian to
>= 0.1.11 (closes: #564958).
* Fixed a spelling error in manapge of edos-debcheck
* manpages: changed - to \- for command options.
[ St├ęphane Glondu ]
* debian/control:
- update my e-mail address and remove DMUA

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