libwww-mechanize-shell-perl - interactive shell for WWW::Mechanize

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libwww-mechanize-shell-perl
Package version 0.52
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 144 B
Download size 38.06 KB
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WWW::Mechanize::Shell implements a www-like shell above WWW::Mechanize and
also has the capability to output crude Perl code that recreates the recorded
session. Its main use is as an interactive starting point for automating a
session through WWW::Mechanize.
The cookie support is there, but no cookies are read from your existing
browser sessions. See HTTP::Cookies on how to implement reading/writing
your current browsers cookies.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libwww-mechanize-shell-perl_0.52-1_all.deb 0.52 all Debian Main
libwww-mechanize-shell-perl - - -


Name Value
libfile-modified-perl -
libhook-lexwrap-perl -
libhtml-display-perl -
libhtml-parser-perl -
libhtml-tableextract-perl -
libhtml-tokeparser-simple-perl -
libparent-perl -
libterm-shell-perl -
liburi-perl -
libwww-mechanize-formfiller-perl -
libwww-mechanize-perl -
libwww-perl -
perl -
perl >= 5.10.1


Type URL
Binary Package libwww-mechanize-shell-perl_0.52-1_all.deb
Source Package libwww-mechanize-shell-perl

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libwww-mechanize-shell-perl deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libwww-mechanize-shell-perl




2011-01-07 - Angel Abad <>
libwww-mechanize-shell-perl (0.52-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* Update my email address.
[ Angel Abad ]
* New upstream release
* debian/copyright: Update license stanzas
* debian/control: Add perl (>= 5.10.1) | libparent-perl to 
2010-10-10 - Angel Abad <>
libwww-mechanize-shell-perl (0.50-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* debian/copyright: Update upstream years
* debian/patches/01-fix_test_10.patch: Remove patch, test file no
longer exists
* debian/patches/response-dumper.patch: Remove patch, applied upstream
* debian/patches/spelling.patch: Remove patch, applied upstream
* debian/control: Fix typo in description
2010-08-05 - Ansgar Burchardt <>
libwww-mechanize-shell-perl (0.48-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Remove Michael Mende from Uploaders on request of the MIA team
(closes: #578183).
* debian/rules: switch order of arguments to dh.
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* LWP::UserAgent::request is now called in list context. The wrapper then
has an arrayref in $_[-1] instead of an object and response_dumper needs
to be adjusted for this. (Closes: #591126)
+ new patch: response-dumper.patch
* Fix a spelling error in the documentation.
+ new patch: spelling.patch
* Make build-dep on perl unversioned.
* Use source format 3.0 (quilt); drop README.source and quilt framework.
* debian/copyright: Formatting changes for current DEP-5 proposal;
refer to /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-1; list copyright holders for
Debian packaging.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.1.
* Add myself to Uploaders.
2009-06-25 - gregor herrmann <>
libwww-mechanize-shell-perl (0.48-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Nathan Handler ]
* debian/watch: Update to ignore development releases.
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/rules:
- use the tiny template
- skip test that needs network access (closes: #534016)
- unset http_proxy for test suite
* Set Standards-Version to 3.8.2 (no changes).
2009-01-05 - gregor herrmann <>
libwww-mechanize-shell-perl (0.48-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* debian/watch: use dist-based URL.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.8.0. Add debian/README.source to document quilt
* debian/control:
- switch Vcs-Browser field to ViewSVN
- change my email address
- mention module name in long description
- remove leading article from short description
* Set debhelper compatibility level to 7; adapt
* debian/copyright: switch to new format.
* Don't install README anymore.
2008-02-27 - Michael Mende <>
libwww-mechanize-shell-perl (0.46-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/rules: delete /usr/lib/perl5 only if it exists (Closes: #467838).
[ David Paleino ]
* debian/control: removed myself from Uploaders
[ Michael Mende ]
* debian/control: Bumped Standards-Version to 3.7.3.

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