python3-binaryornot - check if a file is binary or text (Python 3 module)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name python3-binaryornot
Package version 0.3.0
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 54 B
Download size 5.47 KB
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This Python package provides a function to check if a file is a text
file or a binary file. It uses the same heuristic as file(1) by
looking at the first 1024 bytes of the file and checks that all
characters are printable.
This package contains the Python 3 module.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python3-binaryornot_0.3.0-1_all.deb 0.3.0 all Debian Main
python3-binaryornot - - -


Name Value
python3:any >= 3.3.2-2~


Type URL
Binary Package python3-binaryornot_0.3.0-1_all.deb
Source Package binaryornot

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install python3-binaryornot deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python3-binaryornot




2014-05-26 - Vincent Bernat <>
binaryornot (0.3.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Bump Standards-Version.
* Run unit tests.
2013-09-29 - Vincent Bernat <>
binaryornot (0.2.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
+ Codebase has been improved. Closes: #722502.
2013-09-08 - Vincent Bernat <>
binaryornot (0.1.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release. Closes: #722156.

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