libdevel-size-perl - Perl extension for finding the memory usage of Perl variables

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libdevel-size-perl
Package version 0.79
Package release 2+b1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 102 B
Download size 22.75 KB
Official Mirror
Devel::Size figures out the real sizes of Perl variables in bytes. Call
functions with a reference to the variable you want the size of. If the
variable is a plain scalar it returns the size of the scalar. If the
variable is a hash or an array, use a reference when calling.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libdevel-size-perl_0.79-2+b1_i386.deb 0.79 i386 Debian Main
libdevel-size-perl - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.2.5
perl >= 5.20.0-4
perlapi-5.20.0 -


Type URL
Binary Package libdevel-size-perl_0.79-2+b1_amd64.deb
Source Package libdevel-size-perl

Install Howto

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




2014-07-18 - gregor herrmann <>
libdevel-size-perl (0.79-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/control: remove Nicholas Bamber from Uploaders on request of
the MIA team.
* Strip trailing slash from metacpan URLs.
* Add 3 patches to make tests pass under Perl 5.20.
Two taken from CPAN RT, the third added after investigation from
Niko Tyni. (Closes: #750235)
* Update years of packaging copyright.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.5.
2013-05-18 - gregor herrmann <>
libdevel-size-perl (0.79-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Change Vcs-Git to canonical URI (git://
* Change based URIs to based URIs
[ gregor herrmann ]
* New upstream release.
Fixes "FTBFS with perl 5.18: 'COP' has no member named 'cop_stashpv'"
(Closes: #708754)
* Drop pod.patch, applied upstream.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no changes).
2012-08-02 - Nuno Carvalho <>
libdevel-size-perl (0.78-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* debian/control: Convert Vcs-* fields to Git.
[ Nuno Carvalho ]
* d/control: Update debhelper version.
* d/control: Update Standards-Version to 3.9.3.
* d/copyright: Update format and field names.
* New upstream release.
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Forward patch and add URL to patch headers.
2011-05-17 - Nicholas Bamber <>
libdevel-size-perl (0.77-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
2011-05-14 - Ansgar Burchardt <>
libdevel-size-perl (0.76-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2011-04-21 - Nicholas Bamber <>
libdevel-size-perl (0.74-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
2011-04-17 - Nicholas Bamber <>
libdevel-size-perl (0.73-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: Changed: Switched Vcs-Browser field to ViewSVN
(source stanza).
[ Nathan Handler ]
* debian/watch: Update to ignore development releases.
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* Email change: Ansgar Burchardt ->
[ Nicholas Bamber ]
* Added myself to Uploaders
* New upstream release
* Upped standards version to 3.9.2
* Refreshed debian/rules and debian/copyright
* Added debian/source/format
* Added patch for spelling error
2008-08-24 - gregor herrmann <>
libdevel-size-perl (0.71-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* New upstream release 0.70.
* Add myself to Uploaders
* debian/control: Remove Homepage from description
* Use debhelper instead of cdbs
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.0
* Convert debian/copyright to proposed machine-readable format
[ gregor herrmann ]
* New upstream release 0.71.
* debian/copyright: adjust years of upstream copyright.
* debian/copyright: add information about files under inc/.
* debian/control: mention module name in long description.
2008-05-19 - gregor herrmann <>
libdevel-size-perl (0.69-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Remove unnecessary dependencies on libtest-pod-coverage-perl and
libtest-pod-perl, spotted by Niko Tyni (closes: #481963).
* Add /me to Uploaders.
2008-02-19 - Niko Tyni <>
libdevel-size-perl (0.69-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Damyan Ivanov ]
* debian/control: Added: Vcs-Svn field (source stanza); Vcs-Browser
field (source stanza); Homepage field (source stanza).
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/rules: delete /usr/share/perl5 only if it exists.
[ Niko Tyni ]
* Point debian/watch to .
* Add missing shared library dependencies.
* Set Maintainer to the pkg-perl group, see
* Upgrade to Standards-Version 3.7.3. No changes needed.
* Remove unnecessare debian/dirs.
* Don't install the README, it's just a copy of the POD documentation.

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