perlindex - Perl manual pages index and query application

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename perlindex_1.606-1_all.deb
Package name perlindex
Package version 1.606
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category universe/perl
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 13.69 KB
Installed size 93.00 KB
Perlindex is a program to index and search the perl documentation.
An index database must be built that will store keywords for *all*
perl and installed modules man pages.
Then perlindex can be run and will present the user the most likely
choice for documentation.


Package Version Architecture Repository
perlindex_1.606-1_all.deb 1.606 all Ubuntu Universe
perlindex - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
libterm-readkey-perl -
libtext-english-perl = 1.606-1
perl -


Type URL
Binary Package perlindex_1.606-1_all.deb
Source Package perlindex

Install Howto

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




2013-12-11 - gregor herrmann <>
perlindex (1.606-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Change Vcs-Git to canonical URI (git://
* Change based URIs to based URIs
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Add Italian debconf translation.
Thanks to Beatrice Torracca. (Closes: #714005)
[ Axel Beckert ]
* debian/copyright: migrate pre-1.0 format to 1.0 using "cme fix dpkg-
[ gregor herrmann ]
* New upstream release.
* debian/po/de.po: convert to UTF-8.
* Drop perl4libs.patch, merged upstream.
* Update conffile.patch.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.5.
2012-01-26 - Damyan Ivanov <>
perlindex (1.605-4) unstable; urgency=low
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* debian/control: Convert Vcs-* fields to Git.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* debian/copyright: Replace DEP5 Format-Specification URL from to URL.
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Add Brazilian Portuguese debconf templates translation.
Thanks to Marco Juliano e Silva (Closes: #649497)
[ Damyan Ivanov ]
* rules: invoke upstream build system with INDEXDIR in /var/cache
otherwise the index files end up in /usr/share/man (Closes: #657312)
* postinst: migrate existing index files from /usr/share/man to
/var/cache/perlindex on upgrades from versions creating them in
* cron.daily: create /var/cache/perlindex if it doesn't exist
Thanks to Ansgar Burchardt
* add a patch replacing usage of deprecated '' with File::Find
* postrm: add /var/cache/perlindex/ to the list of files to
* bump years of debian/* copyright
2011-06-04 - gregor herrmann <>
perlindex (1.605-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Add Danish debconf translation, thanks to Joe Dalton (closes: #627709).
* Switch to source format 3.0 (quilt); remove quilt framework.
* Bump debhelper compatibility level to 8.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.9.2 (no changes).
* debian/copyright: update formatting.
* Add a patch to fix a spelling mistakes; refresh headers for other patches.
2009-10-18 - Ignace Mouzannar <>
perlindex (1.605-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Ignace Mouzannar ]
* debian/control:
- Standards-Version bumped to 3.8.3.
- Updated dependency on debhelper (>= 7.0.50~).
- Updated dependency on quilt (>= 0.46-7).
- Added myself to Uploaders.
- Updated the short descriptions.
* debian/rules:
- Updated the rules files to use the dh7 features.
* debian/patches:
- Updated testsuite.patch to fit the new version of the t/basic.t file.
This pervents quilt from failing to apply the patch. (Closes: #538635)
- Refreshed conffile.patch to remove the offset.
* debian/perlindex.dirs:
- Added the etc/perlindex directory.
* debian/po:
- Added the Russian translation file (ru.po) provided by Yuri Kozlov
<>. (Closes: #541759)
* Renamed and moved debian/configfile to debian/config/config.
* debian/perlindex.install:
- Updated config file installation path.
* debian/copyright:
- Updated the Debian changelog to follow Revision 196 of the Copyright
Proposal format.
- Merged *.copyright into one debian/copyright.
[ Ryan Niebur ]
* Remove Florian Ragwitz from Uploaders (Closes: #523220)
[ Nathan Handler ]
* debian/watch: Update to ignore development releases.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* debian/control: Changed: Replace versioned (build-)dependency on
perl (>= 5.6.0-{12,16}) with an unversioned dependency on perl (as
permitted by Debian Policy 3.8.3).

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