libconfig-inifiles-perl - Read .ini-style configuration files

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libconfig-inifiles-perl
Package version 2.83
Package release 3
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 125 B
Download size 52.72 KB
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Config::IniFiles provides a way to have readable configuration files
outside your Perl script. Configurations can be imported (inherited,
stacked,...), sections can be grouped, and settings can be accessed
from a tied hash.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libconfig-inifiles-perl_2.83-3_all.deb 2.83 all Debian Main
libconfig-inifiles-perl - - -


Name Value
liblist-moreutils-perl >= 0.33


Type URL
Binary Package libconfig-inifiles-perl_2.83-3_all.deb
Source Package libconfig-inifiles-perl

Install Howto

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




2014-07-02 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
libconfig-inifiles-perl (2.83-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update copyright info:
+ Fix cover convenience code copy of Test::Run.
* Fix build-depend explicitly on libmodule-build-perl.
2014-05-20 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
libconfig-inifiles-perl (2.83-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ upstream ]
* New release.
+ Add a LICENSE file and section.
+ Minimum version is now perl-5.8.0.
[ Jonas Smedegaard ]
* Bump to standards-version 3.9.5.
* Fix use canonical Vcs-Git URL.
* Update copyright info:
+ Add coverage year for main upstream authors, and update verbatim
+ Extend coverage of packaging.
* Update watch file to also use URL.
2013-07-19 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
libconfig-inifiles-perl (2.82-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ upstream ]
* New release.
+ Add the RenameSection method to rename a section.
+ Add the CopySection method to copy a section.
+ Add t/style-trailing-space.t.
+ Remove trailing space.
[ Jonas Smedegaard ]
* Switch to URL for watch file and get-orig-source
target, and simplify watch file.
* Rewrap long description at 72 chars, and strip trailing whitespace.
2013-05-09 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
libconfig-inifiles-perl (2.79-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ upstream ]
* New release.
+ Fix test failures with Pod-Simple-3.28.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Use canonical hostname ( in Vcs-Git URL.
[ Jonas Smedegaard ]
* Update README.source to emphasize file as *not* a
show-stopper for contributions.
* Bump policy compliance to standards-version 3.9.4.
* Do copyright-check by default: Backports-friendly nowadays.
Build-depend on devscripts.
* Bump packaging license to GPL-3+, and extend coverage to include
current year.
* Bump dephelper compatibility level to 8.
2012-11-02 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
libconfig-inifiles-perl (2.78-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
[ Jonas Smedegaard ]
* Update package relations:
* Tighten (build-)dependency on liblist-moreutils-perl: Needed since
+ Relax to build-depend unversioned on cdbs, and stop build-
depending on (perl-modules with fallback on) libmodule-build-perl:
Needed versions satisfied in stable, and oldstable no longer
* Update copyright file:
+ Fix use comment and license pseudo-sections to obey silly
restrictions of copyright format 1.0.
2012-06-05 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
libconfig-inifiles-perl (2.75-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
+ Add utf8 encoding hint to POD file.
* Extend/adjust copyright of Debian packaging.
2012-05-14 - gregor herrmann <>
libconfig-inifiles-perl (2.73-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release:
- fixes a regression in the error handling on tempfile creation, as noted
by Adam D. Barrat in #671255 (RT#77039).
2012-05-06 - gregor herrmann <>
libconfig-inifiles-perl (2.72-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* New upstream release:
SECURITY BUG FIX: Config::IniFiles used to write to a temporary filename
with a predictable name ("${filename}-new") which opens the door for
potential exploits. -- CVE-2012-2451, CWE-377
Closes: #671255
* (Build-)depend on liblist-moreutils-perl.

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