liblicense-cli - Command line interface for license metadata

Distribution: Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: liblicense-cli
Package version: 0.8.1
Package release: 3
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 56 B
Download size: 13.31 KB
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A command line interface for the liblicense library, which reads and writes license information for a given file or the system default.



    Source package: liblicense

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install liblicense-cli deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install liblicense-cli


    • /usr/bin/license
    • /usr/share/doc/liblicense-cli/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/liblicense-cli/changelog.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/liblicense-cli/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man1/license.1.gz


    2012-05-21 - Paul Tagliamonte <> liblicense (0.8.1-3) unstable; urgency=low * Adding a Replaces / Breaks line to liblicense-dev's control, since we moved the .a static libs from the liblicense package to -dev. Thanks, Andreas! (Closes: #673803) * Adding a development symbolic link.

    2012-05-08 - Paul Tagliamonte <> liblicense (0.8.1-2) unstable; urgency=low * Acknowledge NMU. (Closes: #662015) * Drop NMU diff, rewrite rules to use dh9, and overrides where needed. - By using the short-style rules, we restore build-arch sanity. (Closes: #655003) - Bumped b-d on debhelper up to 9 * Add patch against modules/io/gsf.c, rename the "clone" function to gsf_clone. (Closes: #669451) * Move -cli to utils from libs. (Closes: #663074) * Build for all versions of Python (Closes: #662012) * Remove brace-expansion. - Move the .a files into the -dev package * update to debian/liblicense3.dirs. * Dropped the lintian overrides, since the issues were resolved upstream. * Update to policy 3.9.3. No further changes.

    2012-03-03 - Simon McVittie <> liblicense (0.8.1-1.1) unstable; urgency=low * Non-maintainer upload. * Add dh_python2 to build-arch sequence (Closes: #655006) * Duplicate the binary-arch rules to binary-indep, and run them with -a, -i as appropriate (Closes: #655004)

    2011-08-23 - Paul Tagliamonte <> liblicense (0.8.1-1) unstable; urgency=low * ACKing NMUs * New upstream release. Might as well have a new upstream tarball slid in all these new changes! * Adding myself to Uploaders, I'll see if I can't help out paulproteus. * Removed python-central from the build system, (Closes: #616867). - Cleaned d/rules to use dh_python2, removed dh_pythoncentral - Removed python-central from the build-deps - Moved XS-Python-Version current to X-Python-Version >= 2.6. * Policy bump to 3.9.2, no changes. * Added misc:depends to liblicense-dev and python-liblicense. * Using source format 3.0 (quilt). * Adding in `dh_autoreconf', (Closes: #558577). - As a result, we've added "dh-autoreconf" as a new build-dep. * Removed the Section: from a few of the packages, since they inherit from the source. * Played with the copyright file a bit, for Lintian's sake: - Removed all instances of `(C)' replaced them with `Copyright'. - Changed the refs to licenses from the "current" link to the versioned link. This is not really an issue, since they were all licensed as +, but we're not re-licensing each version. * Added two new VCS- tags in d/control. Our new home is git.d.o. * Added the Homepage field in d/control. * Added a debian/watch file. * Added a build-indep and build-arch target that pass through to binary-indep and binary-arch. * Modified the d/control discription tags to be a bit more unique, and provide a more complete snapshot of what the package does. Some of them were shortened a bit, others were just changed. * Removing DMUA, no need for it.

    2011-07-01 - Luk Claes <> liblicense (0.8-2.2) unstable; urgency=low * Non-maintainer upload. * Don't ship .la files (Closes: #621599).

    2010-02-23 - gregor herrmann <> liblicense (0.8-2.1) unstable; urgency=low * Non-maintainer upload. * Fix "fails to install": rename debian/postinst to debian/liblicense-icons.postinst and touch /usr/share/icons/hicolor only if it exists (closes: #566562).

    2009-06-23 - Asheesh Laroia <> liblicense (0.8-2) unstable; urgency=low * Build-depend on libcurl4-gnutls-dev to avoid the conflict with libraptor1-dev at build-time. (Closes: #524237)

    2008-07-29 - Asheesh Laroia <> liblicense (0.8-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release.

    2008-06-02 - Asheesh Laroia <> liblicense (0.7.0-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial upload. (Closes: #461736)