algol68g - Implementation of Algol 68 as defined by the Revised Report

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name algol68g
Package version 2.8
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 1.14 KB
Download size 386.73 KB
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Algol 68 is a secure, expression-oriented programming language with which
you elegantly code algorithms without having to bother too much about
irrelevant technical details and limitations inherent to many other
Algol 68 Genie offers for example:
» many runtime checks facilitating debugging and improving the
» reliability of your programs, native support for arbitrary precision
» arithmetic including complex numbers, syntactic constructions to
» support linear algebra, a gdb-style debugger and a pretty-printer to
» beautify source code, optional linkage to GNU plotutils, the GNU
» scientific library or PostgreSQL, extensions as UNIX pipes, regular
» expression matching, and web page content fetching.


Package Version Architecture Repository
algol68g_2.8-2_i386.deb 2.8 i386 Debian Main
algol68g - - -


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libc6 >= 2.15


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Binary Package algol68g_2.8-2_amd64.deb
Source Package algol68g

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install algol68g deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install algol68g




2014-10-22 - Tomas Fasth <>
algol68g (2.8-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed watch file, uscan now work as intended.
2014-10-18 - Tomas Fasth <>
algol68g (2.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version 2.8
* Updated Standards-Version to 3.9.5
* Changed extended description, no more lines longer than 80
characters (thank you Lintian :-)
2012-06-30 - Tomas Fasth <>
algol68g (2.4.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Imported Upstream version 2.4.1
2012-06-28 - Tomas Fasth <>
algol68g (2.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Updated debian/copyright
* Added patch doc_in_share
* Documented patch system in debian/README.source
2012-06-25 - Tomas Fasth <>
algol68g (2.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Imported Upstream version 2.4
* Changed compatibility level from 7 to 8.
* In debian/control: Updated Build-Depends for debhelper.
Removed license and author references. (Closes: #619975)
* In debian/copyright: Updated Copyright year.
* In debian/docs: Removed references to COPYING (see debian/copyright)
and INSTALL (not part of the binary package).
* In debian/watch: Changed URL.
2012-06-25 - Tomas Fasth <>
algol68g (2.1.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release. (Closes: #598192)

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