python-plist - Library for handling Apple binary and XML property lists

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name python-plist
Package version 1.12
Package release 3.1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 192 B
Download size 50.11 KB
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libplist is a library for reading and writing the Apple binary and XML
property lists format. It's part of the libimobiledevice stack, providing
access to iDevices (iPod, iPhone, iPad ...).
This package contains the Python bindings


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-plist_1.12-3.1ubuntu0.16.04.1_i386.deb 1.12 i386 Ubuntu Updates Universe
python-plist_1.12-3.1ubuntu0.16.04.1_amd64.deb 1.12 amd64 Ubuntu Updates Universe
python-plist_1.12-3.1_i386.deb 1.12 i386 Ubuntu Universe
python-plist - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libplist3 >= 1.11
libpython2.7 >= 2.7
python >= 2.7
python << 2.8


Type URL
Binary Package python-plist_1.12-3.1_amd64.deb
Source Package libplist

Install Howto

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




2015-08-26 - Simon McVittie <>
libplist (1.12-3.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
[ Steve Langasek ]
* Rename library packages for g++5 ABI transition. (Closes: #791155)
2015-06-02 - Chow Loong Jin <>
libplist (1.12-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* [a2bf55a] Fix up libplist++3.symbols for uint64_t ambiguities.
Depending on arch, uint64_t can be either unsigned long or unsigned long
2015-05-24 - Chow Loong Jin <>
libplist (1.12-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload
* Reupload to unstable
* [eb09c93] Call dh_link without arguments as well.
Apparently, dh_link doesn't make the symlinks from the .links files when
called with arguments.
2014-10-16 - Chow Loong Jin <>
libplist (1.12-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* [7d22cff] Imported Upstream version 1.12
* [2b51b73] Rename packages for new ABI
* [51557d7] Update libplist3.symbols
* [63cc293] Update libplist++3.symbols
* [50d24a8] Drop 02-fix-endian.patch (upstreamed)
* [098bd08] Fix copyright-format 1.0 errors.
We need dedicated license paragraphs when more than one file paragraph uses
the same license.
* [8ffd5cc] Fix invalid-short-name-in-dep5-copyright
* [62c733e] Update Standards-Version to 3.9.6 (no change)
2014-03-29 - Chow Loong Jin <>
libplist (1.11-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* [516e84a] Patch to fix endian detection (Closes: #742673)
* [df245be] Fix typo in libplist-doc description (Closes: #732766)
2014-03-26 - Chow Loong Jin <>
libplist (1.11-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* [f625f06] Re-add .pxd file to python-plist.install.
Looks like it's needed by python-imobiledevice.
2014-03-25 - Chow Loong Jin <>
libplist (1.11-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* [02a25b6] Imported Upstream version 1.11
* [a308129] Adapt packaging to use autotools
* [1e2ef46] Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no changes required)
* [cbdbd1a] Drop 03-remove-rpath.patch.
We don't need a patch to avoid rpath linkage with the new autotools build
* [608a31e] Refresh 01-libs.private.patch
* [c0e674f] Build-dep on pkg-config
* [a5f8276] Rename libplist and libplist++ for SONAME bump
* [47cb416] Drop libplist++2.shlibs
* [406fb90] Call dpkg-gensymbols with -c4
* [8490574] Update install files for SONAME change and drop .pxd
* [cc8efd7] Drop *.la and *.a prior to dh_install
* [6fa64b7] Update .symbols files
2013-09-16 - Chow Loong Jin <>
libplist (1.10-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Julien Lavergne ]
* New upstream release (Closes: #706378)
* debian/rules:
- Remove workaround for moving plutil utils, since the name change
* debian/libplist++-dev.install:
- Install new files.
* debian/libplist1.symbols:
- Update symbols.
* debian/control:
- Update VCS fields.
- Update Standards-Version to 3.9.4.
- Remove dm-upload-allowed.
* debian/libplist++1.shlibs:
- Add a shlibs file, since symbols file is too unstable.
[ Chow Loong Jin ]
* debian/{control,rules}: Multiarchify things
* debian/control:
- Mark lib packages as multi-arch same
- Add dpkg-dev build-dep for include
* debian/libplist*1.install: Update paths in install files for multiarch
* debian/plistutils.manpages: Rename manpage to match binary rename
* debian/rules: Update LDFLAGS handling and drop CFLAGS override
* debian/lintian-overrides:
- Add lintian-overrides for hardening-no-fortify-functions

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