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How to install libpcre2-dev on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install libpcre2-dev

Installing libpcre2-dev package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install libpcre2-dev

libpcre2-dev package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name libpcre2-dev
version 10.21-1
description New Perl Compatible Regular Expression Library – development files
subsection libdevel
maintainer Matthew Vernon

Uninstall libpcre2-dev

To remove just libpcre2-dev package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove libpcre2-dev

Uninstall libpcre2-dev and it’s dependent packages

To remove the libpcre2-dev package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libpcre2-dev

Purging libpcre2-dev

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of libpcre2-dev from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge libpcre2-dev

To delete configuration and/or data files of libpcre2-dev and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libpcre2-dev