libstring-escape-perl - module for manipulating escaped strings

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name libstring-escape-perl
Package version 2010.002
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 84 B
Download size 20.00 KB
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String::Escape is a Perl module that provides a flexible calling interface to
some useful string conversion functions, including applying and expanding the
standard C/Unix-style backslash escapes like \n and \t, wrapping and removing
double quotes, and truncating to fit within a desired length.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libstring-escape-perl_2010.002-1_all.deb 2010.002 all Debian Main
libstring-escape-perl - - -


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Binary Package libstring-escape-perl_2010.002-1_all.deb
Source Package libstring-escape-perl

Install Howto

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




2010-02-08 - Jonathan Yu <>
libstring-escape-perl (2010.002-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Jonathan Yu ]
* New upstream release
* Use new short debhelper rules format
* Add myself to Uploaders and Copyright
* Standards-Version 3.8.4 (drop perl version dep)
* Rewrite control description
* Update patch because it no longer applied properly
* Delete test scripts not in upstream
* Add Test::Pod{,::Coverage} to B-D-I
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Add debian/README.source to document quilt usage, as required by
Debian Policy since 3.8.0.
* debian/control: Changed: Switched Vcs-Browser field to ViewSVN
(source stanza).
* debian/control: Added: ${misc:Depends} to Depends: field.
* Change my email address.
* debian/copyright: use DEP5 formatting.
[ Nathan Handler ]
* debian/watch: Update to ignore development releases.
2008-03-12 - gregor herrmann <>
libstring-escape-perl (2002.001-8) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: Added: Vcs-Svn field (source stanza); Vcs-Browser
field (source stanza); Homepage field (source stanza). Removed: XS-
Vcs-Svn fields.
* debian/rules:
- delete /usr/lib/perl5 only if it exists (closes: #467920)
- update based on dh-make-perl's templates
* debian/watch: use dist-based URL.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.7.3 (no changes).
* debian/copyright:
- point to specific download location instead of CPAN at large
- take copyright/license information from the module itself instead of
from the outdated README
* Add backslash.patch instead of adding the missing backslash directly to; add quilt framework.
2006-10-01 - gregor herrmann <>
libstring-escape-perl (2002.001-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Use $(CURDIR) [make] instead of $(PWD) [sh] to fix issues with sudo.
* Enable tests in debian/rules.
2006-06-16 - gregor herrmann <>
libstring-escape-perl (2002.001-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Moved debhelper to Build-Depends.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.7.2 (no changes).
* Set Debhelper Compatibility Level to 5.
* Removed empty /usr/lib/perl5 from package.
2005-04-12 - Gunnar Wolf <>
libstring-escape-perl (2002.001-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed debian/watch
2004-12-04 - Gunnar Wolf <>
libstring-escape-perl (2002.001-4) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer - Debian Perl Group <pkg-perl-> via Gunnar Wolf
<> (Closes: #279803)
2004-03-15 - Stephen Zander <>
libstring-escape-perl (2002.001-3) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer,
Closes: #235638
2002-08-27 - Christopher C. Chimelis <>
libstring-escape-perl (2002.001-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Recompiled for perl 5.8.
2002-06-21 - Christopher C. Chimelis <>
libstring-escape-perl (2002.001-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Upstream: Modified substitution regexes to
include /s modifier.
* Upstream: Folded in list2string/string2list
functions from String::Words.
* Upstream: Added test for String::Words
* Upstream: Minor documentation cleanup.
2002-02-13 - Christopher C. Chimelis <>
libstring-escape-perl (1998.1204-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Updated build-depends.
* Updated standards and perl policy versions.

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