filepp - generic perl-based file pre-processor for text files

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename filepp_1.8.0-4_all.deb
Package name filepp
Package version 1.8.0
Package release 4
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category implemented-in::perl interface::commandline role::program scope::utility text works-with::text
License -
Maintainer Christoph Haas <>
Download size 68.88 KB
Installed size 276.00 KB
Generic pre-preprocessor for any kind of text file. It is designed
to allow the functionality provided by the C preprocessor to be used
with any file type. filepp supports the following keywords, all of
which have their usual C preprocessor meanings and usage: define,
if, elif, ifdef, ifndef etc.


Package Version Architecture Repository
filepp_1.8.0-4_all.deb 1.8.0 all Debian Main
filepp - - -


Type URL
Binary Package filepp_1.8.0-4_all.deb
Source Package filepp

Install Howto

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




2012-04-28 - Christoph Haas <>
filepp (1.8.0-4) unstable; urgency=low
Improvements by Jari Aalto <>
* Remove deprecated dpatch and upgrade to packaging format "3.0 quilt".
* Update to Standards-Version to 3.9.3 and debhelper to 9.
* Add build-arch and build-indep targets; use dh_prep in rules file.
* Fix copyright-refers-to-symlink-license (Lintian).
* Fix description-synopsis-starts-with-article (Lintian).
* Fix debian-watch-contains-dh_make-template (Lintian).
* Fix no-homepage-field (Lintian).
* Fx extended-description-is-probably-too-short (Lintian).
2008-09-18 - Christoph Haas <>
filepp (1.8.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixing minor lintian warnings.
2007-11-05 - Christoph Haas <>
filepp (1.8.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed version information in rules file from 1.7.1 to 1.8.0.
(Closes: #449436)
2007-04-24 - Christoph Haas <>
filepp (1.8.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Changes build-depends-indep to build-depends-dep
2006-01-26 - Christoph Haas <>
filepp (1.7.1-9) unstable; urgency=low
* Accidentally pulled an old debian/control file and put
the package into "interpreters" instead of "text". Fixed.
2006-01-26 - Christoph Haas <>
filepp (1.7.1-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed a typo in the man page. (Closes: #349895)
2005-04-25 - Christoph Haas <>
filepp (1.7.1-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Changed the section from 'interpreters' to 'text'.
2004-10-29 - Christoph Haas <>
filepp (1.7.1-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Simplified the 'rm' in the clean target.
2004-10-29 - Christoph Haas <>
filepp (1.7.1-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Simplified the 'clean' target in the debian/rules to no longer use
the bloated 'configure' + 'make distclean' calls.
* Used ${CURDIR} instead of `pwd` in the debian/rules.
2004-10-25 - Christoph Haas <>
filepp (1.7.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed architecture-dependant parts from the debian/rules file. 
* No longer running the configure script. The simple variable
substitution is now done in the debian/rules file using 'sed'.

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