python-dbf - Python module for reading and writing dbf files (Python 2)

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Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name python-dbf
Package version 0.96.005
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 576 B
Download size 79.63 KB
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A pure Python module for reading and writing dBase III, FoxPro, and Visual
FoxPro 6 .dbf files (including memos).
Text is returned as unicode, and codepage settings in tables are honored.
Currently not supported: index files, null fields, auto-incrementing fields.
This package installs the library for Python 2.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-dbf_0.96.005-1_all.deb 0.96.005 all Ubuntu Universe
python-dbf - - -


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python-enum34 -
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~
python:any << 2.8


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python2.7-dbf -


Type URL
Binary Package python-dbf_0.96.005-1_all.deb
Source Package dbf

Install Howto

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




2015-11-04 - Sandro Tosi <>
dbf (0.96.005-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* debian/control
- adjust Vcs-Browser to DPMT standards
2015-07-27 - Sandro Tosi <>
dbf (0.96.003-1.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/control
- update VCS-* field
- co-maintain it under DPMT umbrella
2015-06-07 - Margarita Manterola <>
dbf (0.96.003-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release (Closes: #787523)
* Deleted uneeded patches.
* Updated to modern python packaging practices (Closes: #785984).
* Added patch to make test work with pybuild.
* Generated the docs with epydoc as they are not pre-generated by upstream.
* Added NEWS file about syntax incompatibility.
2010-12-27 - Margarita Manterola <>
dbf (0.88.16-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release (Closes: #608113)
* Applied patch to make it compatible with Python 2.4
* Applied patch to make not install the documentation by default.

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