What is the programming language mostly used to develop most parts of the Debian?

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The most-used language is plain C; see the sources statistics for details. C represents approximately 36% of Debian 9’s source code.

  • For current it's even higher, 44.9% for ANSI C – Alexandro de Oliveira Jun 18 '17 at 6:56
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    @Alexandro Debian 9 is the current stable release now :-). – Stephen Kitt Jun 18 '17 at 7:53
  • This is really cool! shocked to see 5 million lines of SQL and more XML than python... – PascalVKooten Jun 18 '17 at 11:40

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