ferret - CASE tool for data model editing

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename ferret_0.6-6_all.deb
Package name ferret
Package version 0.6
Package release 6
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category devel::modelling misc role::program scope::application suite::gnu works-with::db
Homepage https://www.gnu.org/software/ferret/
License -
Maintainer Debian QA Group <packages@qa.debian.org>
Download size 246.90 KB
Installed size 1.04 MB
GNU Ferret (Free Entity Relationship and Reverse Engineering Tool)
serves to edit data models. These can be implemented within a range of
relational databases such as PostgreSQL or MySQL.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ferret_0.6-6_all.deb 0.6 all Debian Main
ferret - - -


Name Value
bwidget >= 1.7.0
tk -


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package ferret_0.6-6_all.deb
Source Package ferret

Install Howto

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




2016-11-07 - Paulo Henrique de Lima Santana (phls) <phls@softwarelivre.org>
ferret (0.6-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload.
* Updated DH level to 10.
* debian/control:
- Added mariadb-server and virtual-mysql-server on Suggests
field. (Closes: #781978)
- Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.8.
* debian/copyright: converted to format 1.0.
* debian/dirs: deleted because the path was empty.
* debian/docs: added the file FILE_MIGRATION-0.5-to-0.6.
* debian/ferret.desktop: added a Keywords entry.
* debian/ferret.menu: deleted according tech-CTTE decision on #741573.
* debian/patches/10_avoid-direct-changes.patch: renamed and
added Description field.
* debian/README.source: created to explain the name change of the package
by the upstream.
* debian/upstream/signing-key.asc: added.
* debian/watch: improved.
2014-03-17 - Sergei Golovan <sgolovan@debian.org>
ferret (0.6-5) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Replace obsolete tk8.4 by tk in the package dependencies (closes: #741905).
* Bumped standards version to 3.9.5.
2013-01-20 - Frank Lichtenheld <djpig@debian.org>
ferret (0.6-4) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Change maintainer to QA Group.
* debian/ cleanup:
- Move Homepage from description to own field and update URL
(Closes: #615466)
- Fixed typo in description. From Ubuntu patch by Murat Gunes.
(LP: #189463)
- Bump debhelper compat to 9.
- Convert from cdbs/simple-patchsys to dh/3.0 (quilt)
- Really add debian/watch
- Update menu section
2006-07-29 - Fernando Ike de Oliveira <fike@midstorm.org>
ferret (0.6-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Add Suggest PostgreSQL or Mysql in debian/control
* Add Build-Depends-Indep in debian/control
* Add debian/watch
2006-06-29 - Fernando Ike de Oliveira <fernandoike@uol.com.br>
ferret (0.6-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix missing dependency bwidget. (Closes: #375356)
* Fix long description. (Closes: #375321)
* Fix grammar in description. (Closes: #375320)
* Create entry in the menu.
2006-02-07 - Fernando Ike de Oliveira <fernandoike@uol.com.br>
ferret (0.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Port of the packaging from Ubuntu to Debian
* Add man page
* change name to ferret
2005-06-14 - Jorge Bernal <koke@amedias.org>
gerwin (0.6-0ubuntu5) breezy; urgency=low
* Add support for opening files from command line.
2005-06-14 - Jorge Bernal <koke@amedias.org>
gerwin (0.6-0ubuntu4) breezy; urgency=low
* Fix _ fields in .desktop file.
2005-06-14 - Jorge Bernal <koke@amedias.org>
gerwin (0.6-0ubuntu3) breezy; urgency=low
* Actually copy the .desktop file to /usr/share/applications.
* Install gerwin to correct location.
2005-06-14 - Jorge Bernal <koke@amedias.org>
gerwin (0.6-0ubuntu2) breezy; urgency=low
* Register application/x-gerwin MIME-type at installation.
* New .desktop file.

See Also

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festival-ca_3.0.6-1_all.deb Catalan support for Festival speech synthesis system
festival-czech_0.3-3_all.deb Czech support for Festival speech synthesis system
festival-dev_2.4~release-3+b1_i386.deb Development kit for the Festival speech synthesis system
festival-doc_2.4~release-3_all.deb Documentation for Festival
festival-freebsoft-utils_0.10-5_all.deb Festival extensions and utilities
festival-hi_0.1-9_all.deb festival text to speech synthesizer for Hindi language
festival-mr_0.1-9_all.deb festival text to speech synthesizer for Marathi language
festival-te_0.3.3-4_all.deb festival text to speech synthesizer for Telugu (te) language
festival_2.4~release-3+b1_i386.deb General multi-lingual speech synthesis system
festlex-cmu_1.4.0-8_all.deb CMU dictionary for Festival
festlex-ifd_2.0+debian0-3_all.deb Italian support for Festival
festlex-poslex_1.4.0-6_all.deb Part of speech lexicons and ngram from English
festvox-ca-ona-hts_1.3-1_all.deb Catalan female speaker for festival, 16kHz HTS
festvox-czech-dita_1.0.0-3_all.deb Czech adult female speaker "dita" for Festival
festvox-czech-krb_1.0.0-3_all.deb Czech child male speaker "krb" for Festival