ruby-xml-simple - Simple Ruby API for reading and writing XML

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Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name ruby-xml-simple
Package version 1.1.5
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 48 B
Download size 11.13 KB
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Class XmlSimple offers an easy API to read and write XML. It is a Ruby
translation of Grant McLean's Perl module XML::Simple.  Simply put, it
automatically converts XML documents into a Ruby hash.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ruby-xml-simple_1.1.5-1_all.deb 1.1.5 all Ubuntu Universe
ruby-xml-simple - - -


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ruby -
ruby-interpreter -


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Binary Package ruby-xml-simple_1.1.5-1_all.deb
Source Package ruby-xml-simple

Install Howto

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




2015-08-18 - Christian Hofstaedtler <>
ruby-xml-simple (1.1.5-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Imported Upstream version 1.1.5
* Update Homepage field
* Refresh packaging with dh-make-ruby -w and move package to DRE team
* Drop compat lib/xmlsimple.rb file
2012-06-08 - Ryan Niebur <>
ruby-xml-simple (1.1.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Update my email address in Uploaders
* Update to latest upstream version using gem2deb
- Update watch file to use gemwatch
- Renamed binary and source package to ruby-xml-simple
- Update to standards version 3.9.3
- Switch build system from cdbs to gem2deb
- Added ruby-version control fields
- Replace libruby1.8 dependency with ruby-interpreter
- Update to 3.0 quilt source format
- Update debian/compat to debhelper 7
* Add transition package and Breaks/Provides/Replaces
for upgrades from libxml-simple-ruby
* Update to copyright format 1.0
* Use setup.rb to install lib, instead of dh_install
2009-04-25 - Deepak Tripathi <>
libxml-simple-ruby (1.0.12-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New Upsteam realese (Closes: #518434)
* Fix loading stub to not cause warnings as often (Closes: #514581)
* Bumped Standards version to 3.8.1
* Change debian/rule
- and is not required
* Changes in debian/control
- remove ${shlibs-Depends} and added {$misd-Depends}
- Added Uploade rto Ryan
- changed section to ruby
- replace ruby to libruby1.8 in Build-Depends 
2008-11-15 - Deepak Tripathi <>
libxml-simple-ruby (1.0.11-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix for bad description in control file, Apply patch (Closes: #439746)
+ Changes in debian/control
* Change path for library to install (Closes: #491730)
+ Changes in debian/rules (Apply patch provided by Ryan52)
* Added debian/watch file.
* Bumped Standards version to 3.8.0
2005-01-22 - Deepak Tripathi <>
libxml-simple-ruby (1.0.11-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #426205)

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