python-fast5 - library for reading Oxford Nanopore Fast5 files -- Python 2

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name python-fast5
Package version 0.6.3
Package release 1ubuntu1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 739 B
Download size 215.76 KB
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A lightweight C++11 library to read raw signal data from Oxford
Nanopore's FAST5 files.
This package provides the Python 2 library


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-fast5_0.6.3-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb 0.6.3 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
python-fast5 - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libhdf5-100 -
libstdc++6 >= 5.2
python << 2.8
python >= 2.7~
python:any << 2.8
python:any >= 2.7~


Type URL
Binary Package python-fast5_0.6.3-1ubuntu1_i386.deb
Source Package fast5

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install python-fast5 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python-fast5




2017-10-18 - Graham Inggs <>
fast5 (0.6.3-1ubuntu1) artful; urgency=medium
* Allow stderr output in autpkgtests to ignore
notes emitted by GCC7 on armhf.
2017-10-17 - Afif Elghraoui <>
fast5 (0.6.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version
* Vastly simplified packaging after upstream patches accepted
* Don't hard-code hdf5-serial
* Fix source build in autopkgtest (Closes: #876283)
2017-10-01 - Afif Elghraoui <>
fast5 (0.6.2-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* Reorganize executables package
- replace python{,3}-fast5-bin with fast5
- require executables package version to match
library version
2017-09-17 - Steffen Moeller <>
fast5 (0.6.2-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* Create yet another dir before moving files.
Now truly Closes: #875991
2017-09-17 - Andreas Tille <>
fast5 (0.6.2-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* Fix clean target
* Create dir before moving files
Closes: #875991
* DEP3
* hardening=+all
2017-09-16 - Steffen Moeller <>
fast5 (0.6.2-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Added build dependency on cython.
2017-09-15 - Steffen Moeller <>
fast5 (0.6.2-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Completed include files to be redistributed
for a functional package.
2017-09-15 - Steffen Moeller <>
fast5 (0.6.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Corrected for erroneously declared conflict
between python3-fast5 and python-fast5.
2017-09-15 - Steffen Moeller <>
fast5 (0.6.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* New upstream version.
* Updated policy to 4.1.0 (no changes reguired)
* Patches
- Uncommented two older patches that do not seem to fit current
build structure
- Added patch for gcc-7 compatibility
- Added patch to adjusted include path for hdf5.h
* ./debian/rules binary works, still trouble with generated files
* Added separate packages for the binaries to avoid conflicts between
the Python2 and Python3 versions of the same binaries.
2016-12-29 - Afif Elghraoui <>
fast5 (0.5.9-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium
* Imported Upstream version 0.5.9
* Update patches
* d/debian/upstream/metadata: References to registries
(Steffen Moeller)

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