libconfig-simple-perl - simple configuration file class

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libconfig-simple-perl
Package version 4.59
Package release 6
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 116 B
Download size 30.47 KB
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Reading and writing configuration files is one of the most frequent
aspects of any software design. Config::Simple is the library to help
you with it.
Config::Simple is a class representing configuration file object. It
supports several configuration file syntax and tries to identify the
file syntax to parse them accordingly. Library supports parsing,
updating and creating configuration files.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libconfig-simple-perl_4.59-6_all.deb 4.59 all Debian Main
libconfig-simple-perl - - -


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perl -


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Binary Package libconfig-simple-perl_4.59-6_all.deb
Source Package libconfig-simple-perl

Install Howto

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




2012-06-05 - gregor herrmann <>
libconfig-simple-perl (4.59-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Move to the Debian Perl Group on maintainer's request.
* debian/control: Added: Vcs-Git field (source stanza). Removed: Vcs-
Svn field (source stanza). Changed: Maintainer set to Debian Perl
Group <> (was: tony
mancill <>); tony mancill <>
moved to Uploaders; Vcs-Browser (source stanza).
* debian/copyright: Replace DEP5 Format-Specification URL from to URL.
* Update patch headers.
* debian/copyright: update to Copyright-Format 1.0.
* Update years of packaging copyright, refresh license stanzas.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no changes).
* Set debhelper compatibility level to 8.
2010-08-16 - gregor herrmann <>
libconfig-simple-perl (4.59-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Replace empty_value.patch (which broke at least publican) with
empty_string.patch, provided by Raphaƫl Hertzog - thanks!
Closes: #593043.
2010-08-05 - tony mancill <>
libconfig-simple-perl (4.59-4) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Add patch non_word_chars.patch to make the ini-parser work with non "word"
characters; thanks to Stefan Denker for the bug report (closes: #546534).
* Change debhelper compatibility level to 7, adjust
debian/{rules,compat,control}, add ${misc:Depends} to Depends.
* Don't install README anymore, just a text version of the POD
* Remove version from perl build dependency, fulfilled even in oldstable.
* Change my email address.
* debian/watch: use extended regexp for matching upstream releases.
* debian/copyright: add information about packaging.
* Convert to source format 3.0 (quilt). Remove quilt framework.
* debian/copyright: update formatting (DEP5) and years of packaging
* Set Standards-Version to 3.9.1 (no changes).
[ tony mancill ]
* debian/control: Update Vcs-Browser link.
2008-01-22 - gregor herrmann <>
libconfig-simple-perl (4.59-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Add Homepage field to debian/control.
* Change XS-Vcs-* fields to Vcs-*.
* Change URL in debian/watch.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.7.3 (no changes needed).
* debian/rules:
- move tests to build target
- use DESTDIR and PREFIX on make install
- remove some commented out and unsused dh_* calls
- create install-stamp target
- remove OPTIMIZE variable, we don't compile anything
- remove DESTDIR for installing the package
- use $(CURDIR) instead of `pwd`
* Change debian/copyright to the new machine-readable format.
* Remove /usr/lib/perl5 only if it exists; prevents a FTBFS under perl
* Set debhelper compatibility level to 6.
2007-08-13 - gregor herrmann <>
libconfig-simple-perl (4.59-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add XS-Vcs-Svn and XS-Vcs-Browser fields to debian/control.
* Set debhelper compatibility level to 5.
* Don't ignore errors of ($MAKE) realclean) in debian/rules.
* Remove empty /usr/lib/perl5 directory from binary package.
* Enable tests in debian/rules.
* Fix watch file.
* Add myself to Uploaders.
2007-06-11 - tony mancill <>
libconfig-simple-perl (4.59-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
2007-06-11 - tony mancill <>
libconfig-simple-perl (4.58-2) unstable; urgency=low
* bump standards version to 3.7.2
* fix build-depends
2005-04-16 - tony mancill <>
libconfig-simple-perl (4.58-1) unstable; urgency=low
* new upstream release
- bug-fix for comment lines with leading spaces
* added debian/watch
2005-02-05 - tony mancill <>
libconfig-simple-perl (4.57-1) unstable; urgency=low
* new upstream release
* import_from now closes config file after reading (closes: #293735)
(thanks to Anthony DeRobertis)

See Also

Package Description
libconfig-std-perl_0.901-1_all.deb Load and save configuration files in a standard format
libconfig-tiny-perl_2.20-1_all.deb Read/Write .ini style files with as little code as possible
libconfig-yaml-perl_1.42-2_all.deb module for manipulating YAML-based configuration files
libconfig8-dev_1.4.9-2_amd64.deb Transitional package for libconfig-dev
libconfig9_1.4.9-2_amd64.deb parsing/manipulation of structured configuration files
libconfigreader-perl_0.5-5_all.deb Perl module for reading configuration files
libconfigreader-simple-perl_1.29-1_all.deb simple configuration file parser
libconfuse-common_2.7-5_all.deb Common files for libConfuse
libconfuse-dev_2.7-5_amd64.deb Development files for libConfuse
libconfuse0_2.7-5_amd64.deb Library for parsing configuration files
libconsole-bridge-dev_0.2.5-2+b1_amd64.deb console bridge - development files
libconsole-bridge0.2_0.2.5-2+b1_amd64.deb console bridge - library
libconst-fast-perl_0.014-1_all.deb facility for creating read-only scalars, arrays, and hashes
libconstant-defer-perl_5-1_all.deb Perl module providing constant subs with deferred value calculation
libconstantine-java-doc_0.7-6_all.deb Java Constantine library API documentation