libtext-bidi-perl - Unicode bidi algorithm for Perl using libfribidi

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name libtext-bidi-perl
Package version 2.09
Package release 2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 142 B
Download size 53.66 KB
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Text::Bidi provides basic support for the Unicode bidirectional text
(Bidi) algorithm, for displaying text consisting of both left-to-right and
right-to-left written languages (like Hebrew and Arabic.) It does so using a
swig interface file to the libfribidi library.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libtext-bidi-perl_2.09-2_amd64.deb 2.09 amd64 Debian Main
libtext-bidi-perl - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libfribidi0 >= 0.19.2
perl >= 5.20.0-6
perlapi-5.20.0 -


Type URL
Binary Package libtext-bidi-perl_2.09-2_i386.deb
Source Package libtext-bidi-perl

Install Howto

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




2014-09-20 - Niko Tyni <>
libtext-bidi-perl (2.09-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Update Vcs-Browser URL to cgit web frontend
[ Niko Tyni ]
* Declare the package autopkgtestable.
2014-06-03 - gregor herrmann <>
libtext-bidi-perl (2.09-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* New upstream release.
* Drop pod.patch, merged upstream.
* debian/rules: use new TEXT_BIDI_SKIP_UCD variable for skipping
expensive test on slow architectures.
2014-06-02 - gregor herrmann <>
libtext-bidi-perl (2.08-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Strip trailing slash from metacpan URLs.
* ARCHLIB := $(shell perl -MConfig -e 'print $$Config{vendorarch}') Use
$Config{vendorarch} in debian/rules
* Add patch to fix grammar in POD.
* Don't install empty Text::Bidi::private(3pm) manpage.
* Update years of packaging copyright.
2014-01-07 - Axel Beckert <>
libtext-bidi-perl (2.08-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/rules: don't run t/ucd.t on slow architectures where it took
over two hours for the last upload and partially caused a timeout.
[ Axel Beckert ]
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no other changes)
2013-10-24 - أحمد المحمودي (Ahmed El-Mahmoudy) <>
libtext-bidi-perl (2.08-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: update {versioned,alternative} (build) dependencies.
* no need for removing /usr/share/perl5 since perl 5.10 and dh_perl .version
[ 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-
[ أحمد المحمودي (Ahmed El-Mahmoudy) ]
* New upstream release.
* Dropped fribid_new.diff patch, since upstream switched to new fribidi
* debian/control:
+ Updated my email address.
+ Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.4
+ Added libextutils-pkgconfig-perl to Build-Deps.
+ Change Vcs-Browser to canonical URI
+ Fixed Vcs-Git URI
* debian/copyright:
+ Update copyright years.
+ debian/copyright: Refer to GPL-1 license file
* Bumped compat level to 9
* debian/libtext-bidi-perl.examples: Install as an example.
* debian/NEWS.Debian: Added a NEWS entry pointing out the backward
2010-02-17 - أحمد المحمودي (Ahmed El-Mahmoudy) <>
libtext-bidi-perl (0.03-5) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: Changed: Switched Vcs-Browser field to ViewSVN
(source stanza).
[ Nathan Handler ]
* debian/watch: Update to ignore development releases.
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Rename source package to libtext-bidi-perl.
* Slightly rewrite short and long description.
[ أحمد المحمودي (Ahmed El-Mahmoudy) ]
* Simplified rules file by using dh7.
* debian/control:
+ Bumped Standards-Version to 3.8.4
+ Added myself to uploaders.
+ Bump fribidi Build-Dep to >= 0.19
* Switched to 3.0 (quilt) source format
* Added fribidinew.diff patch to remove references to symbols which are not
in fribidi official API (and that have been removed in new upstream of
* debian/copyright: converted to machine-readable format.

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