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README.md

This file is a part of the Birdfont project.

Contributing

Send patches or pull requests to johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com.
Clone this repository: git clone https://github.com/johanmattssonm/birdfont.git

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1 ![Birdfont logo][birdfont] 2 3 # Birdfont - Font Editor 4 5 Birdfont is a font editor which can create vector graphics and 6 export SVG, EOT and TTF fonts. 7 8 Author: Johan Mattsson and others see AUTHORS for full attribution. 9 License: GNU GPL v3 10 Webpage: http://birdfont.org 11 Bugtracker: http://birdfont.org/bugtracker/my_view_page.php 12 13 ## Building from Source 14 15 Install vala and all required libraries, they are most likely in 16 packages with a -dev or -devel affix: 17 18 valac 19 font-roboto 20 libgee-dev 21 libglib2.0-dev 22 libgtk-3-dev 23 python-gtk2-dev 24 libwebkitgtk-3.0-dev 25 libnotify-dev 26 libsqlite3-dev 27 unicode-data (unicode character database) 28 29 BirdFont have two build systems, one python script that builds all 30 binaries at once and one dependency based build system that uses 31 doit. 32 33 Configure, build and install with python: 34 35 ./configure 36 ./scripts/linux_build.py 37 sudo ./install.py 38 39 Configure, build and install with doit: 40 41 ./configure 42 doit 43 sudo ./install.py 44 45 The default prefix is /usr/local on Fedora should BirdFont be compiled with 46 /usr as prefix. 47 48 ./configure --prefix=/usr 49 ./scripts/linux_build.py --prefix=/usr 50 sudo ./install.py 51 52 ## Packages 53 54 Windows and Mac binaries can be downloaded from 55 http://birdfont.org Many Linux distributions have packages of 56 Birdfont in their repositories. There is a BSD package in OpenBSD. 57 58 [birdfont]: http://birdfont.org/images/birdfont_logo2.png "Birdfont logo" 59 60