libtest-differences-perl - Perl module to test string and data structure differences

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name libtest-differences-perl
Package version 0.62
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 74 B
Download size 18.97 KB
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CPAN's Test::Differences compares data structures and strings
and returns their differences in a UNIX diff fashion if they
are "not ok". Useful for comparing large structures easily
when running tests.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libtest-differences-perl_0.62-1_all.deb 0.62 all Debian Main
libtest-differences-perl - - -


Name Value
libcapture-tiny-perl >= 0.24
libtext-diff-perl -
perl >= 5.13.0


Type URL
Binary Package libtest-differences-perl_0.62-1_all.deb
Source Package libtest-differences-perl

Install Howto

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




2014-06-25 - gregor herrmann <>
libtest-differences-perl (0.62-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Change Vcs-Git to canonical URI (git://
* Change based URIs to based URIs
[ Axel Beckert ]
* debian/copyright: migrate pre-1.0 format to 1.0 using "cme fix dpkg-
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: remove Nicholas Bamber from Uploaders on request of
the MIA team.
* Strip trailing slash from metacpan URLs.
* New upstream release.
* debian/copyright: update Upstream-Contact.
* Update years of packaging copyright.
* Add (build) dependency on libcapture-tiny-perl.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.5.
2011-12-02 - gregor herrmann <>
libtest-differences-perl (0.61-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Nicholas Bamber ]
* Added myself to Uploaders
* New upstream release
* Upped standards version to 3.9.2
* Upped debhelper to 8
* Added debian/source/format
* Refreshed copyright
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* debian/control: Convert Vcs-* fields to Git.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* debian/copyright: Replace DEP5 Format-Specification URL from to URL.
[ gregor herrmann ]
* (Build) depend on perl >= 5.13 to get Data::Dumper 2.126.
* Update years of copyright.
* Add /me to Uploaders.
2009-10-18 - Ignace Mouzannar <>
libtest-differences-perl (0.50.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Ignace Mouzannar ]
* New upstream release.
* debian/control:
- Added myself to Uploaders.
- Standards-Version bumped to 3.8.3.
- Added Build-Depends-Indep on libtest-pod-coverage-perl and
- Rephrased the short description.
* debian/copyright:
- Updated the Debian changelog to follow Revision 196 of the Copyright
Proposal format.
- Added copyright to new upstream author.
* debian/watch:
- Updated the version matching regexp.
- Updated the "uversionmangle" to split the version number in order to be 
consistent with older versions (i.e. 500 -> 50.0).
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: Changed: Switched Vcs-Browser field to ViewSVN
(source stanza).
* debian/control: Added: ${misc:Depends} to Depends: field.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* debian/control: Changed: Replace versioned (build-)dependency on
perl (>= 5.6.0-{12,16}) with an unversioned dependency on perl (as
permitted by Debian Policy 3.8.3).
2008-08-08 - Damyan Ivanov <>
libtest-differences-perl (0.48.01-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: Added: Vcs-Svn field (source stanza); Vcs-Browser
field (source stanza); Homepage field (source stanza).
* Set Maintainer to Debian Perl Group.
* Use dist-based URL in debian/watch.
* debian/rules: delete /usr/lib/perl5 only if it exists.
[ Damyan Ivanov ]
* debian/watch: do not match developer releases; add mangling to convert
accidential x.yyzz version to x.yy.zz
* New upstream release
* debian/rules trimmed out using debhelper 7
* add myself to Uploaders
* cite exact copyright statement in debian/copyright
* Standards-Version 3.8.0 (no changes needed)
2004-10-11 - Jay Bonci <>
libtest-differences-perl (0.47-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Adds debian/watch so uscan will actually work.
2003-09-21 - Jay Bonci <>
libtest-differences-perl (0.47-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release (Closes: #178083)

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