libproc-background-perl - generic interface for Unix and Win32 background process management

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Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name libproc-background-perl
Package version 1.10
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 116 B
Download size 26.31 KB
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Proc::Background is a generic interface for placing processes in the
background on both Unix and Win32 platforms. This module lets you start,
kill, wait on, retrieve exit values, and see if background processes still


Package Version Architecture Repository
libproc-background-perl_1.10-1_all.deb 1.10 all Ubuntu Universe
libproc-background-perl - - -


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perl -


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Binary Package libproc-background-perl_1.10-1_all.deb
Source Package libproc-background-perl

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libproc-background-perl deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libproc-background-perl




2009-07-06 - Gunnar Wolf <>
libproc-background-perl (1.10-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Nathan Handler ]
* New upstream release
[ Gunnar Wolf ]
* Added myself as an uploader
2009-07-03 - Nathan Handler <>
libproc-background-perl (1.09-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Add debian/README.source to document quilt usage, as required by
Debian Policy since 3.8.0.
* debian/control: Changed: Switched Vcs-Browser field to ViewSVN
(source stanza).
[ Nathan Handler ]
* New upstream release
* debian/watch:
- Update to ignore development releases.
- Remove comment
* debian/control:
- Add myself to list of Uploaders
- Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.2
- Bump debhelper Build-Depends to (>= 7)
* debian/compat:
- Bump to 7
* debian/rules:
- Refresh to use newer format
* debian/copyright:
- Update to use newer format
- Add myself to debian/* copyright
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: change my email address.
* debian/copyright: add more contributors to packaging copyright.
* debian/control: update short and long description.
2008-03-12 - gregor herrmann <>
libproc-background-perl (1.08-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: Added: Vcs-Svn field (source stanza); Vcs-Browser
field (source stanza); Homepage field (source stanza). Removed: XS-
Vcs-Svn fields. Added: /me to Uploaders.
* debian/rules:
- delete /usr/lib/perl5 only if it exists (closes: #467844)
- update based on dh-make-perl's templates
* debian/watch: use dist-based URL.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.7.3 (no changes).
* Set debhelper compatibility level to 5.
* debian/copyright: add upstream source location.
* Create patch sbuild_sighup.patch for Niko's changes from 1.08-2; add
quilt framework.
2006-03-18 - Niko Tyni <>
libproc-background-perl (1.08-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Adopted for the Debian Perl Group. (Closes: #357074)
* Don't ignore the return value of 'make distclean'.
* Upgrade to Standards-Version 3.6.2. No changes needed.
* t/ Explicitly reset HUP signal handling for the tests,
to make them work with sbuild.
2005-04-07 - Chip Salzenberg <>
libproc-background-perl (1.08-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release.

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