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These changes was commited to the Birdfont repository Fri, 01 May 2015 08:58:24 +0000.

Contributing

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README.md
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--- /dev/null +++ b/README.md @@ -1,1 +1,52 @@ + # Birdfont - Font Editor + + Birdfont is a font editor which can create vector graphics and + export SVG, EOT and TTF fonts. + + Author: Johan Mattsson and others see AUTHORS for full attribution. + License: GNU GPL v3 + Webpage: http://birdfont.org + Bugtracker: http://birdfont.org/bugtracker/my_view_page.php + + ## Building from Source + + Install vala and all required libraries, they are most likely in + packages with a -dev or -devel affix: + + valac + libgee-dev + libglib2.0-dev + libgtk-3-dev + python-gtk2-dev + libwebkitgtk-3.0-dev + libnotify-dev + unicode-data (unicode character database) + + BirdFont have two build systems, one python script that builds all + binaries at once and one dependency based build system that uses + doit. + + Configure, build and install with python: + ./configure + ./scripts/linux_build.py + sudo ./install.py + + Configure, build and install with doit: + ./configure + doit + sudo ./install.py + + The default prefix is /usr/local on Fedora should BirdFont be compiled with + /usr as prefix. + + ./configure --prefix=/usr + ./scripts/linux_build.py --prefix=/usr + sudo ./install.py + + ## Packages + + Windows and Mac binaries can be downloaded from + http://birdfont.org Many Linux distributions have packages of + Birdfont in their repositories. There is a BSD package in OpenBSD. +