libtext-formattable-perl - Perl module to format text tables

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name libtext-formattable-perl
Package version 1.03
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 80 B
Download size 10.81 KB
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Text::FormatTable renders simple tables as text. You pass to the constructor
(new) a table format specification similar to LaTeX (e.g. r|l|l) and you
call methods to fill the table data and insert rules. After the data is filled,
you call the render method and the table gets formatted as text.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libtext-formattable-perl_1.03-1_all.deb 1.03 all Debian Main
libtext-formattable-perl - - -


Name Value
perl >= 5.6.0-16


Type URL
Binary Package libtext-formattable-perl_1.03-1_all.deb
Source Package libtext-formattable-perl

Install Howto

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




2009-07-25 - Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
libtext-formattable-perl (1.03-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Drop zero-width.patch since fixed now upstream. Remove Build-Dependency
on quilt. Drop README.source which is explaining we used quilt.
2009-07-24 - Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
libtext-formattable-perl (1.02-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: Changed: Switched Vcs-Browser field to ViewSVN
(source stanza).
* debian/control: Added: ${misc:Depends} to Depends: field.
[ Nathan Handler ]
* debian/watch: Update to ignore development releases.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* New upstream release
* debian/control:
- Add myself to uploaders
- Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.2 (no changes)
- Rephrase short description of package 
* debian/watch: Remove comments from file. 
* debian/README.source: Shorten text and point to the more
extensive quilt file under /usr/share/doc/quilt/README.source. 
* Update debian/changelog and use machine-readable debian/copyright
format specifications from dep5 proposal. 
* Refresh the zero-width.patch for new upstream release. 
* Simplify debian/rules and update Build-Depends on debhelper and 
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: change my email address.
2008-10-16 - Damyan Ivanov <>
libtext-formattable-perl (1.01-3) unstable; urgency=low
* add zero-width.patch by Penny Leach
Closes: #490554 -- buffycli: Can't take log of 0 at
/usr/share/perl5/Text/ line 145
* add quilt to B-D/rules
* convert debian/rules to debhelper 7; adjust debhelper build-dependency and
debian/compat; install examples via debian/examples
* add debian/README.source documenting quilt usage
* Standards-Version: 3.8.0
* chamge my email address in Uploaders
2008-03-01 - gregor herrmann <>
libtext-formattable-perl (1.01-2) 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: #467979)
- don't ignore errors of make distclean
- move tests to build-stamp target
- remove unused CFLAGS
- use $@ for touching stamp files
- install with dh_installexamples instead of dh_installdocs
- remove some unused/unneeded dh_* calls
- don't install the README any more, doesn't provide useful information
for the user
* debian/watch: use dist-based URL.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.7.3 (no changes).
* Set debhelper compatibility level to 6.
* debian/copyright: add upstream source location, switch to new format,
update years of copyright according to the module itself.
* Add /me to Uploaders.
2004-06-11 - Gunnar Wolf <>
libtext-formattable-perl (1.01-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
2004-06-10 - Gunnar Wolf <>
libtext-formattable-perl (1.00-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Debian upload (Closes: #253641)
2004-06-10 - Damyan Ivanov (at work) <>
libtext-formattable-perl (1.00-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release.

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