highlight - Universal source code to formatted text converter

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name highlight
Package version 3.18
Package release 3build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 950 B
Download size 309.61 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
A utility that converts sourcecode to HTML, XHTML, RTF, LaTeX, TeX,
SVG, XML or terminal escape sequences with syntax highlighting.  It
supports several programming and markup languages.  Language
descriptions are configurable and support regular expressions.  The
utility offers indentation and reformatting capabilities.  It is
easily possible to create new language definitions and colour themes.


Package Version Architecture Repository
highlight_3.18-3build1_i386.deb 3.18 i386 Ubuntu Universe
highlight - - -


Name Value
highlight-common = 3.18-3build1
libc6 >= 2.14
libgcc1 >= 1:3.4
liblua5.2-0 -
libstdc++6 >= 5.2


Type URL
Binary Package highlight_3.18-3build1_amd64.deb
Source Package highlight

Install Howto

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




2015-12-18 - Martin Pitt <martin.pitt@ubuntu.com>
highlight (3.18-3build1) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild against Perl 5.22.1
2014-08-15 - David Bremner <bremner@debian.org>
highlight (3.18-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Upload to unstable (Closes: #723688, #723685)
2014-08-09 - David Bremner <bremner@debian.org>
highlight (3.18-2) experimental; urgency=medium
* Merge perl related changes from 3.9-1.1
2014-08-07 - David Bremner <bremner@debian.org>
highlight (3.18-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* upload to experimental because of API changes.
2013-01-26 - David Bremner <bremner@debian.org>
highlight (3.12+svn83-1) experimental; urgency=low
* Upstream snapshot.
* Bug fix: "Segmentation fault with --force command line switch on
unknown file type.", thanks to Jussi Judin (Closes: #698718).
* Use debhelper compat level 9
* Enable hardening flags (several patches added).
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4, no changes.
2014-08-02 - gregor herrmann <gregoa@debian.org>
highlight (3.9-1.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix "hardcodes /usr/lib/perl5":
- make debian/libhighlight-perl.install executable and use
$Config{vendorarch} there
- use debhelper (compat level) 9
(Closes: #752347)
2012-05-23 - David Bremner <bremner@debian.org>
highlight (3.9-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- updated plugin interface
- ctags plugin
- improved perl and N3 definitions
2012-03-06 - David Bremner <bremner@debian.org>
highlight (3.8-2) unstable; urgency=low
* remove faulty postrm; this script caused a file owned by
highlight-common to be removed when highlight is removed.
This is related to, but does not fix #662748.
2012-03-04 - David Bremner <bremner@debian.org>
highlight (3.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- removed patch to SWIG perl binding, now upstream
- Bug fix: "Shebang regexes to cover more use cases", thanks to Georgios
M. Zarkadas (Closes: #659384).
- Bug fix: "Shebangs match the entire first line and not the start of
it", thanks to Georgios M. Zarkadas (Closes: #659325).
- Bug fix: "HLCmdLineApp::getFileSuffix should search for dots only in
basename of the argument", thanks to Georgios M. Zarkadas
(Closes: #661072).
-fixed memory leak in astyle's SSFormatter (patch by MENG Wei)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3, no changes.
2012-01-29 - David Bremner <bremner@debian.org>
highlight (3.7-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Put back missing patch for perl compilation flags
thanks to Joey Hess for reporting (Closes: #657901).

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