libsword-utils - conversion utilities for bible documents in SWORD supported formats

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name libsword-utils
Package version 1.6.2+dfsg
Package release 5
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 488 B
Download size 193.48 KB
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The SWORD Project is an open source, cross-platform (Linux, Windows, Solaris,
MacOSX etc.) API/library for Bible software with a constantly growing list
of front-ends (GUI, textmode, web-based, etc.) and a library of over 200
text modules.
This package contains utilities to convert documents in various
formats into those suitable to be used with SWORD library.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libsword-utils_1.6.2+dfsg-5_amd64.deb 1.6.2+dfsg amd64 Debian Main
libsword-utils - - -


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libc6 >= 2.3.6-6~
libclucene0ldbl >= 0.9.21b
libcurl3-gnutls >= 7.16.2
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libicu48 >= 4.8-1
libstdc++6 >= 4.1.1
libsword9 >= 1.6.2+dfsg
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


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libsword6 -
libsword7 -
libsword8 -


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libsword6 -
libsword7 -
libsword8 -


Type URL
Binary Package libsword-utils_1.6.2+dfsg-5_i386.deb
Source Package sword

Install Howto

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




2012-06-07 - Dmitrijs Ledkovs <>
sword (1.6.2+dfsg-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix FTBFS due to icu changes (Closes: #676097).
2012-04-17 - Dmitrijs Ledkovs <>
sword (1.6.2+dfsg-4) unstable; urgency=low
[ Matthias Klose ]
* Fix build failure in installed header file with GCC 4.7.
Addresses: #667387.
[ Dmitrijs Ledkovs ]
* Remove python-sword swig bindings. Loads of build-time warnings (4.6)
and errors (4.7) and the resulting module was reported not to
work. Should be readded if/when it can be build with gcc 4.7 without
errors. (Closes: #667387)
2012-04-09 - Dmitrijs Ledkovs <>
sword (1.6.2+dfsg-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix FTBFS if running binary-arch target only.
2012-04-07 - Dmitrijs Ledkovs <>
sword (1.6.2+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Dmitrijs Ledkovs <> ]
* Fix linking against CLucene
* Backport CMake changes
* Set sword config path to /etc
* ABI was broken in 1.6.2, bump soname to libsword9 (Closes: 663096)
* Split libswordX into libswordX, -utils & -common, to make libswordX
non-conflicting with libswordX+1
2010-11-30 - Dmitrijs Ledkovs <>
sword (1.6.2+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Dmitrijs Ledkovs <> ]
* Revamped debian/rules to use dh tiny rules style
* Raised compat to debhelper 7 and change associated packaging files
* Use CMake to build sword
* debian/patches/02_libver.diff: dropped, using CMake variable
* Add debian/source/local-options with VCS friendly options
* Add .bzr-builddeb/default.conf to facilitate building from bzr
* Use dpkg-buildflags
* Make CMake honour environmental variables
* Create python-sword package (LP: #49959) (Closes: 640357)
* document vs2osisreftxt.1
* 3.0 (quilt) format only (launchpad ppa supports it now)
* fix gcc-4.6 warnings
* Additional compiler error fix, thanks to
"brian m. carlson" <> (Closes: 624962)
* Updated debian/copyright to match the updated dep-5 spec
2010-03-22 - Dmitrijs Ledkovs <>
sword (1.6.1+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Dmitrijs Ledkovs ]
* Fixed lintian warning about watch file.
* debian/patches/13_curl - Upstream fix for curl 7.20 compatibility.
* bumped standards version to 3.8.4 - no changes required.
* Update email address.
* Added upstream changelog.
* debian/copyright:
- Removed reference to unversioned GPL license
- Two files do not explictly specify GPL version
- Based on clause 9 GPL-2 & clause 14 GPL-3, GPL-2 is selected such
that to be compatible with the rest of sword
2010-01-21 - Dmitrijs Ledkovs <>
sword (1.6.1+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Jonathan Marsden ]
* debian/libsword8.examples: Add missing tcl eggdrop bot script.
[ Dmitrijs Ledkovs ]
* Drop shipping .la file in favour of pkg-config (Debian release goal)
- More info
* Drop backported patches, refreshed libver & compiler warnings.
* Compiling with -Werror enabled. 
* Bumped standards version to 3.8.3, no changes needed.
* Added debian/README.source documentation quilt usage
* Added configure option --without-internalregex

See Also

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