python3-six - Python 2 and 3 compatibility library (Python 3 interface)

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name python3-six
Package version 1.11.0
Package release 2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 54 B
Download size 11.09 KB
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Six is a Python 2 and 3 compatibility library. It provides utility
functions for smoothing over the differences between the Python versions
with the goal of writing Python code that is compatible on both Python
This package provides Six on the Python 3 module path. It is complemented
by python-six and pypy-six.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python3-six_1.11.0-2_all.deb 1.11.0 all Ubuntu Main
python3-six - - -


Name Value
python3:any >= 3.4~


Type URL
Binary Package python3-six_1.11.0-2_all.deb
Source Package six

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install python3-six deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python3-six




2018-02-10 - Colin Watson <>
six (1.11.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Move VCS to
* Switch Maintainer to the Debian Python Modules Team.
2017-09-22 - Colin Watson <>
six (1.11.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Build-depend only on python3-sphinx rather than accepting python-sphinx
as an alternative.
* Use HTTPS form of copyright-format URL.
* Support DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=nodoc.
* Policy version 4.1.0.
2017-02-19 - Colin Watson <>
six (1.10.0-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Build Sphinx documentation in a new python-six-doc binary package
(closes: #855492).
* Policy version 3.9.8: no changes required.
2016-02-09 - Barry Warsaw <>
six (1.10.0-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* d/control:
- Drop the python-six-whl binary package as it's no longer necessary.
(Closes: #814069)
- Drop the Build-Depends on python3-wheel.
* d/rules: Drop override_dh_auto_install since we no longer need to
build the .whl.
* d/python-six-whl.install: Removed.
* d/tests: Add simple import smoke tests.
2016-01-27 - Colin Watson <>
six (1.10.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Use HTTPS for Vcs-* URLs, and link to cgit rather than gitweb.
* Upgrade to debhelper v9.
2015-10-07 - Colin Watson <>
six (1.10.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Tristan Seligmann ]
* d/control: Add pypy-six package.
* d/rules: Add --with pypy.
* d/python{,3}-six.pydist: Add pydist files.
[ Colin Watson ]
* New upstream release.
2015-09-02 - Barry Warsaw <>
six (1.9.0-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Revert previous change to debian/rules file.  It seems to be
unnecessary after all.
2015-09-01 - Barry Warsaw <>
six (1.9.0-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* d/rules: Add PYBUILD_TEST_ARGS enabling --assert=plain to avoid ast
rewriting bug in pytest with Python 3.5.
2015-04-27 - Barry Warsaw <>
six (1.9.0-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* d/control: Restore X-Python*-Version headers to more modern values.
* d/watch: Update to use mirror.
2015-04-27 - Thomas Goirand <>
six (1.9.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Ran wrap-and-sort.
* Uploading to unstable.
* Dropped X-Python fields which are referencing ancient versions of
* Standards-Version: 3.9.6 (no changes).

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