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GNU Source-highlight 2.11.1

From: Lorenzo Bettini
Subject: GNU Source-highlight 2.11.1
Date: Thu, 25 Dec 2008 11:22:05 +0100
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GNU Source-highlight 2.11.1 has been released.  It is available from and mirrors of that site (see
list of mirror sites at

GNU Source-highlight, given a source file, produces a document with
syntax highlighting.

You can also find details about new features of source-highlight on my
blog, in this area:

At the moment this package can handle

    * Ada (new)
    * Autoconf files
    * C/C++
    * C#
    * Bib
    * Bison
    * Caml
    * Changelog
    * Css
    * Diff
    * Flex
    * Fortran
    * GLSL
    * Haxe
    * Html
    * ini files
    * Java
    * Javascript
    * KDE desktop files
    * Latex
    * Ldap files
    * Logtalk
    * Log files
    * lsm files (Linux Software Map)
    * Lua
    * Makefile
    * M4
    * ML
    * Pascal
    * Perl
    * PHP
    * Postscript
    * Prolog
    * Properties files
    * Python
    * RPM Spec files
    * Ruby
    * Scala     (new)
    * Shell
    * S-Lang
    * Sql
    * Tcl
    * XML
    * XOrg conf files     (new)

as source languages, and

     ANSI color escape sequences

as output format.

Language definition files and output language definition files, which are part of source-highlight distribution, can also be downloaded independently from, respectively:


Source-highlight depends on the Boost regex library
( so you need to install this library (boost
libraries are usually shipped with most distributions).

Source-highlight can also generate cross references; in order to do this
it relies on GNU Ctags,

Version 2.11.1

   * fixed an installation bug in non-root mode (thanks to Britton Kerin)
   * fortran.lang improved with new keywords from Fortran 90
     through Fortran 2003 (thanks to Jason Blevins)
   * javascript.lang improved (thanks to gnombat)
   * added keywords to caml language definition
   * Ada language definition file (thanks to Reto Buerki)
   * lang and outlang files can also be downloaded independently from
     the source-highlight site

Visit the Source-highlight home page at

Anonymous CVS access is also available.  Please visit
where you can find detailed descriptions of how to access the CVS
(read-only).  Release-candidate versions are available
through CVS.

Bug reports should go to address@hidden

The following mailing lists are available:

    * address@hidden, for generic discussions about the
program and for asking for help about it (open mailing list),
    * address@hidden, for receiving information about
new releases and features (read-only mailing list),

if you want to subscribe to a mailing list just go to the URL and follow
the instructions, or send me an e-mail and I'll subscribe you.


Lorenzo Bettini, PhD in Computer Science, DI, Univ. Torino
ICQ# lbetto, 16080134     (GNU/Linux User # 158233)

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