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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

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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 ## Building from Source 14 15 Install vala and all required libraries, they are most likely in 16 packages with a -dev or -devel affix: 17 18 valac 19 font-roboto 20 libxmlbird-dev 21 libgee-dev 22 libglib2.0-dev 23 libgtk-3-dev 24 python-gtk2-dev 25 libwebkitgtk-3.0-dev 26 libnotify-dev 27 libsqlite3-dev 28 unicode-data (unicode character database) 29 30 XML Bird is available from [birdfont.org][xmlbird]. 31 32 BirdFont have two build systems, one python script that builds all 33 binaries at once and one dependency based build system that uses 34 doit. 35 36 Configure, build and install with python: 37 38 ./configure 39 ./scripts/linux_build.py 40 sudo ./install.py 41 42 Configure, build and install with doit: 43 44 ./configure 45 doit 46 sudo ./install.py 47 48 The default prefix is /usr/local on Fedora should BirdFont be compiled with 49 /usr as prefix. 50 51 ./configure --prefix=/usr 52 ./scripts/linux_build.py --prefix=/usr 53 sudo ./install.py 54 55 ## Packages 56 57 Windows and Mac binaries can be downloaded from 58 http://birdfont.org Many Linux distributions have packages of 59 Birdfont in their repositories. There is a BSD package in OpenBSD. 60 61 [birdfont]: http://birdfont.org/images/birdfont_logo2.png "Birdfont logo" 62 [xmlbird]: http://birdfont.org/xmlbird.php "XML Bird – XML Parser for programs written in VALA" 63 64