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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

Revisions

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Create plugin interface for the rendering classes
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 libgtk2.0-dev 23 libwebkitgtk-dev 24 unicode-data (unicode character database) 25 26 BirdFont have two build systems, one python script that builds all binaries at 27 once and one dependency based build system that uses doit. 28 29 Configure, build and install with python: 30 ./configure 31 ./scripts/linux_build.py 32 sudo ./install.py 33 34 Configure, build and install with doit: 35 ./configure 36 doit 37 sudo ./install.py 38 39 The default prefix is /usr/local on Fedora should BirdFont be compiled with 40 /usr as prefix. 41 42 ./configure --prefix=/usr 43 ./scripts/linux_build.py --prefix=/usr 44 sudo ./install.py 45 46 -------- 47 Packages 48 -------- 49 50 Windows and Mac binaries can be downloaded from http://birdfont.org 51 Many Linux distributions have packages of Birdfont in their repositories. 52