libdbd-firebird-perl - Perl DBI driver for Firebird RDBMS server

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libdbd-firebird-perl
Package version 1.18
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 350 B
Download size 97.82 KB
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DBD::Firebird is a Perl Database Driver module which works with the generic
DBI module, adding support for Firebird databases. It enables access to
Firebird databases from Perl scripts.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libdbd-firebird-perl_1.18-2_i386.deb 1.18 i386 Debian Main
libdbd-firebird-perl - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libdbi-perl -
libfbclient2 >=
libfbembed2.5 >=
perl >= 5.20.2-3
perl-dbdabi-94 -
perlapi-5.20.2 -


Type URL
Binary Package libdbd-firebird-perl_1.18-2_amd64.deb
Source Package libdbd-firebird-perl

Install Howto

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




2015-04-01 - Damyan Ivanov <>
libdbd-firebird-perl (1.18-2) unstable; urgency=high
* High urgency for security fixes
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Update Vcs-Browser URL to cgit web frontend
[ Damyan Ivanov ]
* Add patch from Stefan Roas fixing potential buffer overflow in certain
error conditions (CVE-2015-2788)
(Closes: #780925)
* add patch from upstream Git replacing all sprintf usage with snprintf
2014-04-02 - Xavier Guimard <>
libdbd-firebird-perl (1.18-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Strip trailing slash from metacpan URLs.
[ Xavier Guimard ]
* Imported Upstream version 1.18
* Update debian copyright years
* Remove patch disabling threaded events tests now included upstream
2014-01-09 - Damyan Ivanov <>
libdbd-firebird-perl (1.16-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Damyan Ivanov ]
* add arm64 to BAD_ARCH list on request from Noskaj
"This is the only thing in the Ubuntu diff" on IRC
* add patch from upstream Git disabling threaded events tests during
automated testing
Closes: #732324 -- FTBFS on i386
[ Xavier Guimard ]
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5
2013-12-02 - Damyan Ivanov <>
libdbd-firebird-perl (1.16-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Imported Upstream version 1.16
+ Fixes FTBFS with DBI 1.630 (Closes: #729680)
* Update years of upstream copyright
2013-09-10 - Damyan Ivanov <>
libdbd-firebird-perl (1.15-2) unstable; urgency=low
* skip fork-based event tests on armel and armhf
2013-09-09 - Damyan Ivanov <>
libdbd-firebird-perl (1.15-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
+ fixes tests on s390x (Closes: #719855)
2013-09-09 - Damyan Ivanov <>
libdbd-firebird-perl (1.14-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* export environment vars disabling fragile tests and certain tests on
certain bad platforms.
(Closes: #719582)
2013-08-15 - Damyan Ivanov <>
libdbd-firebird-perl (1.12-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* add libfile-watch-perl to build-dependencies
* drop patch released upstream
* drop filebird2.5-server from build-dependencies
* update years of copyright
* require version 0.31 of libtest-exception-perl for building
2013-05-18 - gregor herrmann <>
libdbd-firebird-perl (1.11-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
[ Xavier Guimard ]
* Imported Upstream version 1.11
+ Remove debian/patches/git/skip-event-tests.patch that has been included
in upstream release
+ fixes build include flags when firebird is not found (Closes:#700427)
* Bump standards-version to 3.9.4
* Upgrade debhelper dependency to 9.20120312
* Update debian/copyright (format and years)
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Change Vcs-Git to canonical URI (git://
* Change based URIs to based URIs
[ Damyan Ivanov ]
* add patch removing unnecessary (and wrong) conversion from utf8 to native
bytes when feeding character data to firebird
Closes: #704265 -- FTBFS with perl 5.16: test failures
2011-11-04 - Damyan Ivanov <>
libdbd-firebird-perl (0.91-2) unstable; urgency=low
* add a patch from upstream c3306d5 allowing conditional skipping ov event
* rules: skip event tests on number of architecures
these are armel, ia64, kfreebsd-amd64, kfreebsd-i386 and s390
it *seems* that the problem is not in dbd-firebird itself
as the very same tests pass on 7 other archtectures

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libdbd-pgsql_0.9.0-3_amd64.deb PostgreSQL database server driver for libdbi
libdbd-sqlite2-perl_0.36-2+b1_amd64.deb Perl DBI driver with a self-contained RDBMS (SQLite2 version)
libdbd-sqlite3-perl_1.44-1_amd64.deb Perl DBI driver with a self-contained RDBMS