indent - C language source code formatting program

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename indent_2.2.11-4_amd64.deb
Package name indent
Package version 2.2.11
Package release 4
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category devel
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 80.93 KB
Installed size 188.00 KB
The `indent' program changes the appearance of a C program by
inserting or deleting whitespace.
`indent' also provides options for controlling the alignment of braces and
declarations, program indenting, and other stylistic parameters, including
formatting of both C and C++ comments.


Package Version Architecture Repository
indent_2.2.11-4_i386.deb 2.2.11 i386 Ubuntu Main
indent - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14


Type URL
Binary Package indent_2.2.11-4_amd64.deb
Source Package indent

Install Howto

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




2013-08-11 - Santiago Vila <>
indent (2.2.11-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Dropped Homepage field. Closes: #717642.
* Updated config.guess and config.sub.
2012-11-20 - Santiago Vila <>
indent (2.2.11-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Added Multi-Arch: foreign. Closes: #693823.
2012-06-02 - Santiago Vila <>
indent (2.2.11-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Switch to dh to build with hardening flags.
* Updated config.guess and config.sub.
2010-06-26 - Santiago Vila <>
indent (2.2.11-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed manual. Option -dj does not take a parameter. Closes: #536527.
* Switch to 3.0 (quilt) source format.
* New upstream release (Closes: #587083), fixes the following bugs:
* Option --blank-lines-after-declarations no longer adds an empty line
for each declaration (regression from 2.2.10). Closes: #485764.
* No longer converts "a = - -1" into "a = --1". Closes: #527450.
2009-08-30 - Santiago Vila <>
indent (2.2.10-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Modified doc/ to avoid /usr/share/info/dir.gz.
* Appended old changelog at the end of the usual one.
* Handle info files as indicated by policy 3.8.3.
* Do not ignore errors from make distclean.
* Removed useless calls to install-docs.
* Updated config.guess and config.sub.
2008-05-29 - Santiago Vila <>
indent (2.2.10-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Added texi2html to build-depends.
* Added Homepage field. Closes: #437381.
* The -brf switch is now documented. Closes: #423692.
* Custom label indentation, see --indent-label. Closes: #433956.
* Fixed --blank-lines-after-procedures behaviour. Closes: #212320.
* Moved docs to doc-base "Programming/C" section.
* GNU indent is now under GPL version 3 or later.
2007-06-29 - Santiago Vila <>
indent (2.2.9-9) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed wrong URLs in README. Closes: #382324.
* Updated po files from translation project. Closes: #427368.
2007-04-29 - Santiago Vila <>
indent (2.2.9-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed manpage section.
* Updated config.guess and config.sub.
2005-07-12 - Santiago Vila <>
indent (2.2.9-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Modified texinfo2man.c to fix quotes in manpage (Closes: #132399).
Thanks to Peter De Wachter for the patch.
* Added watch file.
2005-01-03 - Santiago Vila <>
indent (2.2.9-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed duplicate (and useless) declaration of "output" from indent.h
to fix a FTBFS problem in amd64/gcc-4.0 (Closes: #286435).
* Some changes to be -Wall cleaner.

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