libcpan-distnameinfo-perl - module to extract distribution name and version from a filename

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libcpan-distnameinfo-perl
Package version 0.12
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 64 B
Download size 9.25 KB
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CPAN::DistnameInfo is a Perl module that extracts the name and version from a
CPAN distribution name. It uses heuristics similar to those used by the main
<URL:> site to extract the distribution information.
It also reports if the version is to be treated as a developer release.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libcpan-distnameinfo-perl_0.12-1_all.deb 0.12 all Debian Main
libcpan-distnameinfo-perl - - -


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perl -


Type URL
Binary Package libcpan-distnameinfo-perl_0.12-1_all.deb
Source Package libcpan-distnameinfo-perl

Install Howto

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




2011-03-12 - Jonathan Yu <>
libcpan-distnameinfo-perl (0.12-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Update copyright years
* Bump debhelper compat to 8
2010-12-24 - Jonathan Yu <>
libcpan-distnameinfo-perl (0.11-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Standards-Version 3.9.1 (no changes)
* Refresh copyright information
2010-03-28 - gregor herrmann <>
libcpan-distnameinfo-perl (0.10-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Convert to source format 3.0 (quilt).
* Set Standards-Version to 3.8.4 (no changes).
2009-12-04 - Jonathan Yu <>
libcpan-distnameinfo-perl (0.09-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Jonathan Yu ]
* New upstream release
* Add myself to Uploaders and Copyright
* Rewrite control description
* Standards-Version 3.8.3 (drop perl version dep)
* Use new short debhelper rules format
* Refresh copyright information
[ Nathan Handler ]
* debian/watch: Update to ignore development releases.
2009-05-06 - Brian Cassidy <>
libcpan-distnameinfo-perl (0.08-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Brian Cassidy ]
* New upstream release
* debian/compat: 6 => 7
* debian/control:
+ debhelper 7 required
+ added myself to Uploaders
+ Standards-Version to 3.8.1
* debian/copyright: updated to newer standards
* debian/watch: tidied up
* debian/rules: use new template
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: Changed: Switched Vcs-Browser field to ViewSVN
(source stanza).
[ Ryan Niebur ]
* Remove Florian Ragwitz from Uploaders (Closes: #523208)
2008-07-05 - gregor herrmann <>
libcpan-distnameinfo-perl (0.07-1) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/watch: add author-based URL to catch newer releases.
* New upstream release.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.8.0 (no changes).
* debian/control: change my email address.
* debian/copyright: add copyright/license information for inc/* and upstream
URL for newer releases.
* Refresh debian/rules, no functional changes.
2008-03-07 - Gunnar Wolf <>
libcpan-distnameinfo-perl (0.06-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Joachim Breitner ]
* Removed myself from uploaders.
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: Added: Vcs-Svn field (source stanza); Vcs-Browser
field (source stanza); Homepage field (source stanza). Removed: XS-
Vcs-Svn fields. Added: /me to Uploaders.
* debian/rules:
- delete /usr/lib/perl5 only if it exists (closes: #467738)
- update with dh-make-perl's help
- don't install README any more (text version of the POD documentation)
- enable tests
* debian/watch: use dist-based URL.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.7.3 (no changes).
* Set debhelper compatibility level to 5.
* debian/copyright: add upstream source location.
[ Gunnar Wolf ]
* Bumping up debhelper compat to 6
2006-01-06 - Niko Tyni <>
libcpan-distnameinfo-perl (0.06-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Florian Ragwitz ]
* New upstream release. (Closes: #329504)
* Added me to uploaders.
[ Niko Tyni ]
* Don't ignore the return code of 'make realclean'.
* Upgrade to Standards-Version 3.6.2. No changes needed.
* Added myself to Uploaders as well.
* Don't install an empty /usr/lib/perl5 directory.
[ Krzysztof Krzyzaniak (eloy) ]
* Added debian/watch file
2004-01-05 - Joachim Breitner <>
libcpan-distnameinfo-perl (0.03-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release.

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