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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

Revisions

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Fix hanging export and notification crash bug
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 [![Build Status](https://travis-ci.org/johanmattssonm/birdfont.svg)] 14 (https://travis-ci.org/johanmattssonm/birdfont) 15 16 ## Building from Source 17 18 Install vala and all required libraries, they are most likely in 19 packages with a -dev or -devel affix: 20 21 valac 22 python3-doit 23 libxmlbird-dev 24 libgee-0.8-dev 25 libglib2.0-dev 26 libgtk-3-dev 27 libwebkit2gtk-3.0-dev 28 libnotify-dev 29 libsqlite3-dev 30 31 XML Bird is available from [birdfont.org][xmlbird]. 32 33 BirdFont have two build systems, one python script that builds all 34 binaries at once and one dependency based build system that uses 35 doit. 36 37 Configure, build and install with python: 38 39 ./configure 40 ./build.py 41 sudo ./install.py 42 43 Configure, build and install with doit: 44 45 ./configure 46 doit3 47 sudo ./install.py 48 49 The default prefix is /usr/local on Fedora should BirdFont be compiled with 50 /usr as prefix. 51 52 ./configure --prefix=/usr 53 ./build.py 54 sudo ./install.py 55 56 All patches must be compiled with support for valas null pointer checks. 57 Configure the project with ./configure --nonnull 58 59 ## Packages 60 61 Windows and Mac binaries can be downloaded from 62 http://birdfont.org Many Linux distributions have packages of 63 Birdfont in their repositories. There is a BSD package in OpenBSD. 64 65 [birdfont]: http://birdfont.org/images/birdfont_logo2.png "Birdfont logo" 66 [xmlbird]: http://birdfont.org/xmlbird.php "XML Bird – XML Parser for programs written in VALA" 67 68