python-bitarray - Python module for efficient boolean array handling

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package filename python-bitarray_0.8.1-1build4_i386.deb
Package name python-bitarray
Package version 0.8.1
Package release 1build4
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category universe/python
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 58.34 KB
Installed size 242.00 KB
The bitarry module provides an object type which efficiently represents an
array of booleans. Bitarrays are sequence types and behave very much like
usual lists. Eight bits are represented by one byte in contiguous block of
memory. The user can select between two representations; little-endian and
Most of the functionality is implemented in C. Methods for accessing the
machine representation are provided. This can be useful when bit level access
to binary files is required, such as portable bitmap image files (.pbm). Also,
when dealing with compressed data which uses variable bit length encoding, you
may find this module useful.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-bitarray_0.8.1-1build4_amd64.deb 0.8.1 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
python-bitarray - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
python >= 2.7~
python << 2.8
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~
python:any << 2.8


Type URL
Binary Package python-bitarray_0.8.1-1build4_i386.deb
Source Package python-bitarray

Install Howto

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




2017-08-04 - Michael Hudson-Doyle <>
python-bitarray (0.8.1-1build4) artful; urgency=medium
* No change rebuild to drop Python 3.5 support.
2017-05-12 - Michael Hudson-Doyle <>
python-bitarray (0.8.1-1build3) artful; urgency=medium
* No change rebuild to add Python 3.6 support.
2016-01-18 - Matthias Klose <>
python-bitarray (0.8.1-1build2) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild to drop python3.4 support.
2015-07-22 - Steve Langasek <>
python-bitarray (0.8.1-1build1) wily; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for python3.5 transition
2014-06-15 - Jan Dittberner <>
python-bitarray (0.8.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Jakub Wilk ]
* Use canonical URIs for Vcs-* fields.
[ Jan Dittberner ]
* New upstream version
* run wrap-and-sort (affects debian/control and debian/copyright)
* debian/control: bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5
* switch to pybuild
- add dh-python, python-setuptools and python3-setuptools to Build-
- use python-all instead of python in Build-Depends
- switch to debhelper (>= 9)
- add X-Python-Version and X-Python3-Version to source package stanza
- drop custom rules from debian/rules, add PYBUILD_NAME and
- add override_dh_auto_test to tell pybuild about the custom test system
2012-05-18 - Jan Dittberner <>
python-bitarray (0.8.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* add Python3 support
- add new binary package stanza for python3-bitarray
- add python3-all-dev and python3 (>= 3.1.3-2~) to Build-Depends
- add python3 handling to debian/rules
2012-05-17 - Jan Dittberner <>
python-bitarray (0.8.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
* remove debian/patches/0001_fix_typo_in_example.patch, not relevant
* move from python-support to dh_python2
- remove python-support from Build-Depends
- bump minimum python version to 2.6.6-3~
- remove debian/pycompat
- add --with python2 to debian/rules
* bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no changes)
* build README.html from README.rst using upstream's
* run test suite
* enable hardening build flags
- import build flags in debian/rules
- add dpkg-dev (>= 1.16.1~) to Build-Depends
* update debian/copyright format
2010-08-17 - Jan Dittberner <>
python-bitarray (0.3.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release. (Closes: #593333)

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