(what you need):
'hl' is written in C++. So the
first thing you must have is a
such as for example 'gcc' which is available under the terms of the GNU
Public License (i.e. you can use and redistribute it freely as long
as you do not sell it, for further details check the lawyers stuff in
Next you need a UN*X operating system such as Linux or Solaris with
colored terminal capabilities.
- this is the standard
for advanced terminal applications. If you can run 'top' on your system
it will work.
- pthread - this it the POSIX
(Linux/Solaris systems should have them)
This software is available under the terms of the GNU
This means you can freely use, change, redistribute the codes as long
as you don't charge money for the code itself. For further
check the link above or read the COPYING file included in the download
Here you can download the latest version of highlight.
If you don't like to compile it yourself you can select the precomlide
binary version (only for x86 computers).