open-cobol - COBOL compiler

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name open-cobol
Package version 1.1
Package release 2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 526 B
Download size 176.62 KB
Official Mirror
OpenCOBOL implements substantial part of the COBOL 85 and COBOL 2002
standards, as well as many extensions of the existent compilers.  OpenCOBOL
translates COBOL into C and compiles the translated code using GCC.


Package Version Architecture Repository
open-cobol_1.1-2_amd64.deb 1.1 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
open-cobol - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.11
libcob1 -
libcob1-dev = 1.1-2
libdb-dev -
libgmp3-dev -
libltdl3-dev -
libncurses5-dev -


Type URL
Binary Package open-cobol_1.1-2_i386.deb
Source Package open-cobol

Install Howto

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




2016-08-04 - Bart Martens <>
open-cobol (1.1-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload, orphaning this package.
2012-05-09 - Bart Martens <>
open-cobol (1.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format, debhelper 8, no cdbs.
* debian/rules: No longer using --with-db because it is the default.
2011-09-29 - Bart Martens <>
open-cobol (1.0-5) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches/01_hardening-format-security.diff: Closes: #643449.
2011-06-25 - Luk Claes <>
open-cobol (1.0-4.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Don't ship .la files (Closes: #622422).
2009-07-07 - Bart Martens <>
open-cobol (1.0-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Changed priority to "extra" because libdb-dev has priority "extra".
* debian/watch: Updated.
2009-05-11 - Bart Martens <>
open-cobol (1.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: Replaced libdb4.5-dev by libdb-dev,
not only in Build-Depends but also in Depends.  Closes: #517284.
* debian/control: Added libncurses5-dev to Depends.  Closes: #528206.
* debian/copyright: Added copyright and license for Debian packaging.
2009-04-15 - Bart Martens <>
open-cobol (1.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: Replaced libdb4.5-dev by libdb-dev.  Closes: #517284.
2008-01-22 - Bart Martens <>
open-cobol (1.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2007-06-16 - Bart Martens <>
open-cobol (0.33~cvs20070616-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version from upstream cvs.  Closes: #405597.
* debian/README.Debian-source: Added.
* debian/control: Replaced libdb4.3-dev by libdb4.5-dev.
* debian/copyright: Updated.
2006-09-19 - Bart Martens <>
open-cobol (0.32-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/rules, debian/control: Switch to cdbs.
* debian/control: open-cobol depends on libdb4.3-dev.  Closes: #387937.
* debian/control: Standards version.
* debian/open-cobol.manpages: Added.

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