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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 10 License: GNU GPL v3 11 12 Webpage: http://birdfont.org 13 14 Bugtracker: http://birdfont.org/bugtracker/my_view_page.php 15 16 -------------------- 17 Building from Source 18 -------------------- 19 20 Install vala and all required libraries, they are most likely in packages 21 with a -dev or -devel affix: 22 valac 23 libgee-dev 24 libglib2.0-dev 25 libgtk-3-dev 26 python-gtk2-dev 27 libwebkitgtk-3.0-dev 28 libnotify-dev 29 unicode-data (unicode character database) 30 31 BirdFont have two build systems, one python script that builds all binaries at 32 once and one dependency based build system that uses doit. 33 34 Configure, build and install with python: 35 ./configure 36 ./scripts/linux_build.py 37 sudo ./install.py 38 39 Configure, build and install with doit: 40 ./configure 41 doit 42 sudo ./install.py 43 44 The default prefix is /usr/local on Fedora should BirdFont be compiled with 45 /usr as prefix. 46 47 ./configure --prefix=/usr 48 ./scripts/linux_build.py --prefix=/usr 49 sudo ./install.py 50 51 -------- 52 Packages 53 -------- 54 55 Windows and Mac binaries can be downloaded from http://birdfont.org 56 Many Linux distributions have packages of Birdfont in their repositories. 57