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README

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 ---------------------- 2 Birdfont - Font Editor 3 ---------------------- 4 5 Birdfont is a font editor which can create vector graphics and export SVG, EOT 6 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 -------------------- 14 Building from Source 15 -------------------- 16 17 Install vala and all required libraries, they are most likely in packages 18 with a -dev or -devel affix: 19 valac 20 libgee-dev 21 libglib2.0-dev 22 libgtk-3-dev 23 libwebkitgtk-dev 24 libnotify-dev 25 unicode-data (unicode character database) 26 27 BirdFont have two build systems, one python script that builds all binaries at 28 once and one dependency based build system that uses doit. 29 30 Configure, build and install with python: 31 ./configure 32 ./scripts/linux_build.py 33 sudo ./install.py 34 35 Configure, build and install with doit: 36 ./configure 37 doit 38 sudo ./install.py 39 40 The default prefix is /usr/local on Fedora should BirdFont be compiled with 41 /usr as prefix. 42 43 ./configure --prefix=/usr 44 ./scripts/linux_build.py --prefix=/usr 45 sudo ./install.py 46 47 -------- 48 Packages 49 -------- 50 51 Windows and Mac binaries can be downloaded from http://birdfont.org 52 Many Linux distributions have packages of Birdfont in their repositories. 53