libreadline-gplv2-dev - GNU readline and history libraries, development files

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Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename libreadline-gplv2-dev_5.2+dfsg-3build1_amd64.deb
Package name libreadline-gplv2-dev
Package version 5.2+dfsg
Package release 3build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category libdevel
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License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 119.60 KB
Installed size 658.00 KB
The GNU readline library aids in the consistency of user interface
across discrete programs that need to provide a command line
The GNU history library provides a consistent user interface for
recalling lines of previously typed input.
This package contains as well the readline documentation in info format.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libreadline-gplv2-dev_5.2+dfsg-3build1_i386.deb 5.2+dfsg i386 Ubuntu Main
libreadline-gplv2-dev - - -


Name Value
libreadline5 = 5.2+dfsg-3build1
libtinfo-dev -


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libreadline-dev -
libreadline5-dev -
libreadline6-dev -


Name Value
libreadline5-dev -


Type URL
Binary Package libreadline-gplv2-dev_5.2+dfsg-3build1_amd64.deb
Source Package readline5

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libreadline-gplv2-dev deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libreadline-gplv2-dev




2016-02-07 - Matthias Klose <>
readline5 (5.2+dfsg-3build1) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for ncurses6 transition.
2015-05-27 - Helmut Grohne <>
readline5 (5.2+dfsg-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload.
* Enable hardening build flags.
* Remove unused multilib packages.
* Use architecture qualified compiler. Closes: #784669.
* Refer to GPL-2 instead of GPL{-3,} in copyright as the sole purpose of
this package is being licensed under GPL-2.
* Declare source format 1.0.
* Remove install-info from obsolete maintscripts and install-info
dependency to comply with Debian policy 12.2.
* Verified compliance with Debian policy 3.9.6.
2013-04-27 - Florian Schlichting <>
readline5 (5.2+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Fix multiarch bug, again; the +dfsg suffix broke the previous fix.
Closes: #670028.
2012-12-30 - David Prévot <>
readline5 (5.2+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Remove unused and non DFSG-compliant files from source:
history and readline thus removed from /usr/share/info/ in
libreadline-gplv2-dev. Closes: #695790.
2012-09-18 - Matthias Klose <>
readline5 (5.2-12) unstable; urgency=low
[ Florian Schlichting ]
* libreadline-gplv2-dev: explicitly conflict against libreadline6-dev.
Closes: #670111.
* libreadline-gplv2-dev: substitute build- and architecture-dependant paths
in examples/Makefile with their actual, arch-indep value.
Closes: #658850, #670028.
[ Matthias Klose ]
* Orphan the package.
2011-10-04 - Matthias Klose <>
readline5 (5.2-11) unstable; urgency=low
* Do not link against any libncurses* library, just against libtinfo.
* libreadline-gplv2-dev: Depend on libtinfo-dev instead of libncurses5-dev.
2011-08-22 - Matthias Klose <>
readline5 (5.2-10) unstable; urgency=low
* Add multi-arch support (Riku Voipio). Closes: #638851.
2011-07-09 - Matthias Klose <>
readline5 (5.2-9) unstable; urgency=low
* libreadline-gplv2-dev: Stop providing libreadline5-dev.
2011-04-23 - Matthias Klose <>
readline5 (5.2-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Rename libreadline5-dev to libradline-gplv2-dev. Some packages
still need readline5 for license compatibility, others should
convert to readline6.
* Fix some lintian warnings.
2009-11-02 - Matthias Klose <>
readline5 (5.2-7) unstable; urgency=low
* libreadline5-dev: Stop providing libreadline-dev.
* libreadline5-dbg: Add libc6 dependencies to satisfy pedantic views
on the policy. Closes: #553251.

See Also

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libreadline6-dev_6.3-8ubuntu2_amd64.deb GNU readline and history libraries, development files
libreadline6_6.3-8ubuntu2_amd64.deb GNU readline and history libraries, run-time libraries
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libref-array-dev_0.5.0-1_amd64.deb Development files for refcounted array for C
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libreiser4-dev_1.1.0-1.1_amd64.deb Reiser4's filesystem access and manipulation library. Devel files
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libreoffice-base-drivers_5.1.2-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb Database connectivity drivers for LibreOffice
libreoffice-base_5.1.2-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb office productivity suite -- database
libreoffice-calc_5.1.2-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb office productivity suite -- spreadsheet
libreoffice-common_5.1.2-0ubuntu1_all.deb office productivity suite -- arch-independent files
libreoffice-core_5.1.2-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb office productivity suite -- arch-dependent files