libstring-approx-perl - Perl extension for approximate matching (fuzzy matching)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name libstring-approx-perl
Package version 3.27
Package release 1+b2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 100 B
Download size 41.26 KB
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String::Approx lets you match and substitute strings approximately.
With this you can emulate errors: typing errors, spelling errors,
closely related vocabularies (colour color), genetic mutations (GAG
ACT), abbreviations (McScot, MacScot).


Package Version Architecture Repository
libstring-approx-perl_3.27-1+b2_amd64.deb 3.27 amd64 Debian Main
libstring-approx-perl - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
perl >= 5.20.0-4
perlapi-5.20.0 -


Type URL
Binary Package libstring-approx-perl_3.27-1+b2_i386.deb
Source Package libstring-approx-perl

Install Howto

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




2013-01-23 - Xavier Guimard <>
libstring-approx-perl (3.27-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Take over for the Debian Perl Group on maintainer's request
* Update source format to 3.0 (quilt)
* Update debian/copyright (years and format)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4
* Bump debhelper compatibility to 9 to get hardening flags
* Update description (Closes: #688482)
* Update debian/rules to use "dh $@"
* Add spelling-error patch
* Add lintian override to hide false-positive hardening warning since
hardening flags are really passed to the compiler during build
* Update debian/watch to version 3
* Imported Upstream version 3.27
* Remove README and add README.apse in docs
* Fix license to Artistic-2 or LGPL-2
2008-06-03 - Ivan Kohler <>
libstring-approx-perl (3.26-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
2005-09-24 - Ivan Kohler <>
libstring-approx-perl (3.25-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
2005-01-21 - Ivan Kohler <>
libstring-approx-perl (3.24-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Add watch file for uscan
2004-08-07 - Ivan Kohler <>
libstring-approx-perl (3.23-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Change Section: from interpreters to perl
* debhelper compat v4
2002-08-26 - Ivan Kohler <>
libstring-approx-perl (3.19-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Rebuild against Perl 5.8.0
* debian/copyright pedantry (closes: Bug#153341, Bug#153384)
* bring debian/rules up-to-date with dh-make-perl's rulex.xs
2001-05-11 - Ivan Kohler <>
libstring-approx-perl (3.14-3) unstable; urgency=low
* rebuild for current Perl policy (closes: Bug#95412)
2001-02-16 - Ivan Kohler <>
libstring-approx-perl (3.14-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed gratuitous dh_suidregister
2001-02-02 - Ivan Kohler <>
libstring-approx-perl (3.14-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release.

See Also

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libstring-crc-cksum-perl_0.91-1_all.deb Perl extension for calculating cksum-compatible checksums
libstring-crc32-perl_1.5-1+b1_i386.deb Perl interface for cyclic redundancy check generation
libstring-diff-perl_0.06-1_all.deb simple diff for strings
libstring-dirify-perl_1.02-1_all.deb utility converting string to a safe format
libstring-errf-perl_0.007-1_all.deb Perl module that provides a simple sprintf-like dialect
libstring-escape-perl_2010.002-1_all.deb module for manipulating escaped strings
libstring-flogger-perl_1.101245-1_all.deb module to munge strings for loggers
libstring-format-perl_1.17-1_all.deb module for flexible printf-like string formatting
libstring-formatter-perl_0.102084-1_all.deb module to build sprintf-like formatting routines
libstring-glob-permute-perl_0.01-2_all.deb Expand {foo,bar,baz}[2-4] style string globs
libstring-koremutake-perl_0.30-4_all.deb Convert to/from Koremutake Memorable Random Strings
libstring-mkpasswd-perl_0.05-1_all.deb Perl module implementing a random password generator