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GNU Source-highlight 3.1.1 (with Library)

From: Lorenzo Bettini
Subject: GNU Source-highlight 3.1.1 (with Library)
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2009 00:05:32 +0200
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GNU Source-highlight 3.1.1 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.

Since version 3.0, source-higlight also provides a *C++ highlight
library* that you can use in your programs!

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

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 3.1.1

   * access to static global LangDefManager, LangMaps is provided
     through the class Instances
   * mechanism for setting a global data dir value (e.g., to ensure
     consistency in a library) and for checking settings
   * library utility functions to retrieve .lang and .outlang files
   * fixed default output format to "html.outlang" not "html.lang"
   * SourceHighlight class return the output file extension
   * the background color for the document is kept empty if it is
     not specified in the style file
   * SourceHighlight.setLineNumberDigits: to
         explicitly set the number of digits for line numbers
   * utils.h file is installed in the header directory
   * white is a standard color in style files
   * language definition file for Texinfo
   * language definition file for Haskell (thanks to Sergey Astanin)

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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