node-less - the LESS CSS meta-language - compiler and Node module

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name node-less
Package version 1.4.2
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 283 B
Download size 66.88 KB
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Node is an event-based server-side JavaScript engine.
LESS is a meta-language on top of CSS that’s used to describe the style
of a document cleanly and structurally, with more power than flat CSS
allows.  LESS both provides a simpler, more elegant syntax for CSS and
implements various features that are useful for creating manageable
less.js is the reference implementation of LESS, written in JavaScript.
This package contains less.js usable as Node module, and the script
lessc for statically compiling LESS data into CSS.


Package Version Architecture Repository
node-less_1.4.2-1_all.deb 1.4.2 all Debian Main
node-less - - -


Name Value
nodejs >= 0.6.19~dfsg1-3~


Type URL
Binary Package node-less_1.4.2-1_all.deb
Source Package less.js

Install Howto

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




2013-07-23 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
less.js (1.4.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Add README.source emphasizing file as *not* a
show-stopper for contributions, referring to wiki page for details.
* Stop tracking md5sum of upstream tarball.
* Bump standards-version to 3.9.4.
* Use canonical hostname ( in Vcs-Browser URI.
* Bump packaging license to GPL-3+, and extend copyrigt coverage for
myself to include recent years.
* Simplify to enable CDBS copyright check and get-orig-source features
unconditionally: Both are backporting-friendly nowadays - or rather
nowadays is more CDBS-backporting friendly).
Build-depend on devscripts.
* Extend copyright coverage for main upstream author.
* Skip a graphics file from copyright-check.
* List upstream issue tracker as preferred contact.
* Unfuzz patches.
2012-11-15 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
less.js (1.3.1~20121105-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New snapshot of upstream VCS.
[ Jonas Smedegaard ]
* Update watch and rules files to use archive subdir at
* Bump dephelper compatibility level to 8.
* Update patch 2001 to not needlessly mess with CSS file.
* Install (now renamed) as upstream changelog.
* Update copyright file:
+ Fix use pseudo-license and pseudo-comment sections to obey silly
restrictions of copyright format 1.0.
2012-09-23 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
less.js (1.3.0~20120310-4) unstable; urgency=low
[ Jérémy Lal ]
* Update patch 2001 to rename node to nodejs also in Makefile,
and in test outcome.
Closes: bug#688030. Thanks to James Page.
[ Jonas Smedegaard ]
* Directly use (not unreliable
* Update package relations:
+ Declare all package relations in rules file.
+ Stop conflict/replace obsolete unstable-only virtual libnode-less.
+ Stop provide bogus virtual lessc.
2012-08-06 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
less.js (1.3.0~20120310-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Really tighten build-dependency on nodejs.
2012-08-06 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
less.js (1.3.0~20120310-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add patch 2001 to use /usr/bin/nodejs (not /usr/bin/env node), and
tighten (build-)dependency on nodejs.
See bug#614907.
2012-03-19 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
less.js (1.3.0~20120310-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream (snapshot of) release.
Closes: bug#664622. Thanks to Daniel Baumann.
* Bump standards-version to 3.9.3.
* Use URL in Vcs-Browser field.
* Unfuzz patch 2002.
* Update copyright file:
+ Bump format to 1.0.
+ Fix double-indent in Copyright fields as per Policy §5.6.13.
+ Quote license name in comment.
2012-01-15 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
less.js (1.2.1~20120115-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream (snapshot of) release.
2012-01-09 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
less.js (1.2.0~20120107-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New snapshot of upstream Git.
* Bump debhelper compat level to 7.
2011-12-25 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
less.js (1.1.6~20111224-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New snapshot of upstream Git.
* Improve short and long descriptions.
* Update watch file to use more flexible regex.
2011-12-23 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
less.js (1.1.6~20111220-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New snapshot of upstream Git.
* Drop local-options file: defaults since dpkg-source 1.16.1.
* Provide binary package node-less (not libnode-less).
Temporarily conflict and replace with old libnode-* package.
* Build-depend on node-uglify (not libnode-uglify).
* Refresh patch 2002.
* Update copyright file:
+ Fix list more copyright holders of ecma-5.js.
+ Consistently use separate License section for each license.
+ Add Files section for newly included cssmin.js, and corresponding
new License section: BSD-3-Clause~Yahoo.
+ Quote license names in comments.
* Relax to build-depend unversioned on debhelper and cdbs: needed
versions satisfied even in oldstable.

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