python-plist - Library for handling Apple binary and XML property lists

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name python-plist
Package version 1.11
Package release 3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 208 B
Download size 47.34 KB
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libplist is a library for reading and writing the Apple binary and XML
property lists format. It's part of the libimobiledevice stack, providing
access to iDevices (iPod, iPhone, iPad ...).
This package contains the Python bindings


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-plist_1.11-3_i386.deb 1.11 i386 Debian Main
python-plist - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libplist2 >= 1.11
libpython2.7 >= 2.7
libxml2 >= 2.6.27
python << 2.8
python >= 2.7


Type URL
Binary Package python-plist_1.11-3_amd64.deb
Source Package libplist

Install Howto

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




2014-03-29 - Chow Loong Jin <>
libplist (1.11-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* [516e84a] Patch to fix endian detection (Closes: #742673)
* [df245be] Fix typo in libplist-doc description (Closes: #732766)
2014-03-26 - Chow Loong Jin <>
libplist (1.11-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* [f625f06] Re-add .pxd file to python-plist.install.
Looks like it's needed by python-imobiledevice.
2014-03-25 - Chow Loong Jin <>
libplist (1.11-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* [02a25b6] Imported Upstream version 1.11
* [a308129] Adapt packaging to use autotools
* [1e2ef46] Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no changes required)
* [cbdbd1a] Drop 03-remove-rpath.patch.
We don't need a patch to avoid rpath linkage with the new autotools build
* [608a31e] Refresh 01-libs.private.patch
* [c0e674f] Build-dep on pkg-config
* [a5f8276] Rename libplist and libplist++ for SONAME bump
* [47cb416] Drop libplist++2.shlibs
* [406fb90] Call dpkg-gensymbols with -c4
* [8490574] Update install files for SONAME change and drop .pxd
* [cc8efd7] Drop *.la and *.a prior to dh_install
* [6fa64b7] Update .symbols files
2013-09-16 - Chow Loong Jin <>
libplist (1.10-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Julien Lavergne ]
* New upstream release (Closes: #706378)
* debian/rules:
- Remove workaround for moving plutil utils, since the name change
* debian/libplist++-dev.install:
- Install new files.
* debian/libplist1.symbols:
- Update symbols.
* debian/control:
- Update VCS fields.
- Update Standards-Version to 3.9.4.
- Remove dm-upload-allowed.
* debian/libplist++1.shlibs:
- Add a shlibs file, since symbols file is too unstable.
[ Chow Loong Jin ]
* debian/{control,rules}: Multiarchify things
* debian/control:
- Mark lib packages as multi-arch same
- Add dpkg-dev build-dep for include
* debian/libplist*1.install: Update paths in install files for multiarch
* debian/plistutils.manpages: Rename manpage to match binary rename
* debian/rules: Update LDFLAGS handling and drop CFLAGS override
* debian/lintian-overrides:
- Add lintian-overrides for hardening-no-fortify-functions
2012-07-20 - Julien Lavergne <>
libplist (1.8-2) experimental; urgency=low
* debian/control:
- Replace build-depends on swig by cython, to enable python bindings made
by cython.
- Build-depends on debhelper (>= 9.20120417~) to fix hardening with cmake.
- Build-depends on chrpath.
- Update to Standards-Version: 3.9.3, no change needed.
* debian/python-plist.install:
- Update files installed by cython.
* debian/libplist++-dev.install:
- Remove the swig files.
* debian/rules:
- Remove files generated by swig.
- Remove rpath problem.
- Fix dh sequence order.
* debian/compat:
- Bump to 9.
2012-01-13 - Julien Lavergne <>
libplist (1.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2011-10-10 - Julien Lavergne <>
libplist (1.7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* debian/rules:
- Run tests on all arches. 
* debian/README.Debian:
- Remove, since tests suit runs on all arches.
* debian/copyright:
- Fix DEP5 format.
2011-07-23 - Julien Lavergne <>
libplist (1.6-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/README.Debian :
- Add to mention supported archs.
* debian/rules:
- Only run the test suit on supported archs. (Closes: #633457).

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