mancala - Implementation of the simple board game called Mancala

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name mancala
Package version 1.0.3
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 85 B
Download size 18.97 KB
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This is an implementation of the simple, but fun board game known as
Mancala.  Contains both a user-unfriendly character-based interface, and a
nice, user-friendly X11-interface.  Be warned: If you just bother to read the
rules, you may get hooked on this! For more information about the Mancala
family of games, please read


Package Version Architecture Repository
mancala_1.0.3-1_i386.deb 1.0.3 i386 Debian Main
mancala - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libforms2 -


Type URL
Binary Package mancala_1.0.3-1_amd64.deb
Source Package mancala

Install Howto

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




2013-07-04 - Paul Wise <>
mancala (1.0.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- All patches merged 
* Use canonical Vcs-Svn URL
* Bump Standards-Version, no changes needed
* Wrap and sort various files
* Use the upstream mancala-text and manual page
* Improve the watch file a bit
* Add a longtitle to the menu file
* Add a freedesktop menu file
* Add an upstream information file
* Switch to priority optional
* Install the NEWS file
2012-06-18 - Paul Wise <>
mancala (1.0.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Remove uupdate from the watch file
* Switch to dpkg-source v3
* Don't link against unused libraries
* Fix issues with new libforms (Closes: #620634, LP: #904629)
* Switch debhelper compat 9 and dh
* Bump Standards-Version, no changes needed
* Fix the Vcs-Browser field
* Wrap and sort various files
2009-07-21 - Paul Wise <>
mancala (1.0.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Eddy Petrișor ]
* add missing Vcs-Svn headers
[ Jon Dowland ]
* add Homepage: field to source stanza
[ Paul Wise ]
* Remove homepage from package description
* Fix bashism in the mancala-text script (Closes: #530136)
* Support parallel=N in DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS
* Change priority to extra, most people will not install mancala
* Bump Standards-Version due to the above changes
2007-08-19 - Paul Wise <>
mancala (1.0.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Lets join the Debian Games team !
* Honour nostrip: prevent stripping by overriding LDOPT (Closes: #437587)
* Improve the manual page by fixing hyphens and linking to Wikipedia
2007-06-13 - Paul Wise <>
mancala (1.0.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- Allows users to specify the number of stones (Closes: #185547)
* Change my email address now that I'm a Debian Developer
* Bump debhelper compatibility level
* Clean up the packaging a bit
2006-06-21 - Paul Wise <>
mancala (1.0.0-9) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix FTBFS due to xorg 7. Patch by Andreas Jochens closes: #374651
* Rename to mancala-text
* We now comply with the new Standards-Version, so update it.
2006-01-10 - Paul Wise <>
mancala (1.0.0-8) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer (Closes: #268125)
* debian/control: Add the homepage and a wikipedia page in the description.
* debian/menu: Add a menu entry for the text version of mancala.
* debian/control: Depend on debhelper >= 4.0.0
* debian/rules: Move dh_* arguments into debian/* files
* debian/watch: Automatically run uupdate for new versions
2005-10-20 - Matej Vela <>
mancala (1.0.0-7) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Package is orphaned (see #268125); set maintainer to Debian QA Group.
* Since libxpm is used only indirectly (through libforms), drop
`-lXpm -lX11' and the xlibs-dev build dependency.
* Remove mancala-1.0.0.lsm from the binary package.
* Switch to debhelper 4.
* Makefile, debian/rules: Honor DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS={noopt,nostrip}.
* debian/changelog: Remove obsolete Emacs local variables.
* debian/menu: Add quotes to placate Lintian.
* debian/watch: Add.
* Conforms to Standards version 3.6.2.
2003-01-26 - Andrew Gray <>
mancala (1.0.0-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Compile against free (LGPLed) XForms, so move out of contrib into main
2001-12-20 - Andrew Gray <>
mancala (1.0.0-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Corrected typo in debian/control.  Closes: #125108
* Took console-based mancala out of menu entry, leaving in X version only
* Bumped standards-version to 3.5.6

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manpages-de-dev_1.8-1_all.deb German development manpages
manpages-de_1.8-1_all.deb German manpages
manpages-dev_3.74-1_all.deb Manual pages about using GNU/Linux for development
manpages-es-extra_0.8a-17_all.deb Spanish extra manpages
manpages-es_1.55-10_all.deb Spanish man pages
manpages-fr-dev_3.65d1p1-1_all.deb French version of the development manual pages
manpages-fr-extra_20150130_all.deb French version of the manual pages
manpages-fr_3.65d1p1-1_all.deb French version of the manual pages about using GNU/Linux
manpages-hu_20010119-5_all.deb Hungarian manpages