libconfig-file-perl - Parses simple configuration files

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libconfig-file-perl
Package version 1.50
Package release 2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 64 B
Download size 9.78 KB
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ConfigFile parses simple configuration files and store its values in
an anonymous hash reference. The syntax of the configuration file is
quite simple:
# This is a comment
VALUE_THREE = The value contains a \# (hash). # This is a comment.
COMPOSED_VALUE[one] = The first component of a clustered value
COMPOSED_VALUE[two] = The second component of a clustered value


Package Version Architecture Repository
libconfig-file-perl_1.50-2_all.deb 1.50 all Debian Main
libconfig-file-perl - - -


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perl >= 5.6.0-16


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Binary Package libconfig-file-perl_1.50-2_all.deb
Source Package libconfig-file-perl

Install Howto

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




2009-02-20 - Damyan Ivanov <>
libconfig-file-perl (1.50-2) unstable; urgency=low
* add libtest-pod-perl and libtest-pod-coverage-perl to B-D-I
Closes: #516276 -- Missing Build-Depends
Thanks to Daniel Schepler
* debian/rules converted to debhelper 7; compat/control adjusted
* debian/copyright:
+ adjusted upstream copyright years
+ replace group packaging copyright with individual developers according
to debian/changelog
2009-01-20 - Gunnar Wolf <>
libconfig-file-perl (1.50-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
2008-12-11 - Gunnar Wolf <>
libconfig-file-perl (1.46-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: Changed: Switched Vcs-Browser field to ViewSVN
(source stanza).
* debian/control: Added: ${misc:Depends} to Depends: field.
* standards-version -> 3.8.0 (no changes)
[ Gunnar Wolf ]
* New upstream release
* Switched the build system used to Module::Build
2008-03-05 - Gunnar Wolf <>
libconfig-file-perl (1.42-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
2008-03-01 - gregor herrmann <>
libconfig-file-perl (1.41-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/rules: delete /usr/lib/perl5 only if it exists (closes: #467721).
* Set Standards-Version to 3.7.3 (no changes).
* Set debhelper compatibility level to 6.
* debian/watch: improve regexp for matching upstream versions.
* debian/copyright: minor cleanup and change to new format.
* debian/rules:
- remove DESTDIR variable
- create install-stamp target depending on build-stamp
- move dh_clean before make distclean and use it for removing
- use DESTDIR and PREFIX for make install
[ David Paleino ]
* debian/control: removed myself from Uploaders
2007-10-20 - Damyan Ivanov <>
libconfig-file-perl (1.41-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: Added: Vcs-Svn field (source stanza); Vcs-Browser
field (source stanza); Homepage field (source stanza). Removed: XS-
Vcs-Svn fields.
[ David Paleino ]
* New upstream release
* debian/control: added myself to Uploaders (and wrapping the field)
* debian/watch updated to version 3 (using new regex as well)
* debian/rules beautified (comments removed, ...)
[ Damyan Ivanov ]
* Cleaned debian/rules more
+ `pwd` --> $(CURDIR)
+ package is arch:all, so build in binary-indep target
+ drop unused dh_link, dh_installdirs, dh_shlibdeps, dh_strip
+ stop exporting DH_COMPAT and use debian/compat
* Add myself to Uploaders
2006-09-12 - Gunnar Wolf <>
libconfig-file-perl (1.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Fix long description by adding additional spaces (closes: #387044).
* Move perl from Build-Depends to Build-Depends-Indep.
* Remove empty /usr/lib/perl5 directory from package.
[ Gunnar Wolf ]
* Added watch file
2006-09-07 - Gunnar Wolf <>
libconfig-file-perl (1.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* No longer a Debian-native package, now a proper regular
package. Complete with CPAN upload and everything, yay!
* Renamed from ConfigFile to Config::File, requiring a package
rename. (Closes: #386146)
* Transferred maintainership to the Debian Perl group, with me still as
an uploader
2006-08-28 - Gunnar Wolf <>
libconfigfile-perl (1.3) unstable; urgency=low
* Bumped up standards-version to 3.7.2 (no changes needed)
* Bumped up dependencies: Debhelper 5, Perl 5.8.8
* Reports configuration syntax errors properly (Closes: #384645)
* No longer blindly runs "make clean" as part of the "clean"
debian/rules target
2005-04-11 - Gunnar Wolf <>
libconfigfile-perl (1.2.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Forgot to document some changes... Here they are :-/

See Also

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libconfig-grammar-perl_1.10-2_all.deb grammar-based user-friendly config parser
libconfig-ini-perl_0.024-1_all.deb Perl module for reading and writing .ini files
libconfig-ini-reader-ordered-perl_0.011-1_all.deb .ini-file parser that returns sections in order
libconfig-inifiles-perl_2.83-3_all.deb Read .ini-style configuration files
libconfig-inihash-perl_3.01.01-2_all.deb Perl extension for reading and writing INI files
libconfig-jfdi-perl_0.065-1_all.deb Perl module to load any configuration files
libconfig-json-perl_1.5100-1_all.deb parser for JSON-based configuration files
libconfig-merge-perl_1.01-1_all.deb umbrella interface to configuration modules
libconfig-model-approx-perl_1.009-1_all.deb Approx proxy server configuration editor
libconfig-model-backend-augeas-perl_0.118-1_all.deb config-model reader and writer powered by Augeas
libconfig-model-cursesui-perl_1.104-1_all.deb curses interface to edit config data through Config::Model
libconfig-model-dpkg-perl_2.059_all.deb editor for Dpkg source files with validation