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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY asymptote-download-http "&sourceforge-repo;/sourceforge/asymptote/asymptote-&asymptote-version;.src.tgz">
8 <!ENTITY asymptote-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY asymptote-md5sum "aca55728252777d58ad6eeb2ee550b10">
10 <!ENTITY asymptote-size "3.4 MB">
11 <!ENTITY asymptote-buildsize "164 MB">
12 <!ENTITY asymptote-time "1.7 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="asymptote" xreflabel="asymptote-&asymptote-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="asymptote.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>asymptote-&asymptote-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="asymptote">
26 <primary sortas="a-asymptote">asymptote</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to asymptote</title>
31
32 <para>
33 <application>Asymptote</application> is a powerful descriptive vector
34 graphics language that provides a natural coordinate-based framework for
35 technical drawing. Labels and equations can be typeset with LaTeX.
36 </para>
37
38 &lfs7a_checked;
39
40 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
41 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
42 <listitem>
43 <para>
44 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&asymptote-download-http;"/>
45 </para>
46 </listitem>
47 <listitem>
48 <para>
49 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&asymptote-download-ftp;"/>
50 </para>
51 </listitem>
52 <listitem>
53 <para>
54 Download MD5 sum: &asymptote-md5sum;
55 </para>
56 </listitem>
57 <listitem>
58 <para>
59 Download size: &asymptote-size;
60 </para>
61 </listitem>
62 <listitem>
63 <para>
64 Estimated disk space required: &asymptote-buildsize;
65 </para>
66 </listitem>
67 <listitem>
68 <para>
69 Estimated build time: &asymptote-time;
70 </para>
71 </listitem>
72 </itemizedlist>
73
74 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
75 <para role="required">
76 <xref linkend="freeglut"/>,
77 <xref linkend="gs"/>,
78 <xref linkend="texlive"/>
79 </para>
80
81 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
82 <para role="recommended">
83 <xref linkend="gc"/>
84 </para>
85
86 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
87 <para role="optional">
88 <ulink url="http://www.fftw.org/">FFTW</ulink>,
89 <xref linkend="gsl"/>
90 </para>
91
92 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional (at runtime, to use xasy)</bridgehead>
93 <para role="optional">
94 <ulink url="http://effbot.org/downloads/Imaging-1.1.7.tar.gz">Imaging</ulink>
95 which needs
96 <!-- hard-coded because I'm not sure if the book scripts will find this and move
97 it to svn/ -->
98 <ulink url="http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/downloads/Imaging/Imaging-1.1.7-freetype_fix-1.patch">Imaging-1.1.7-freetype_fix-1.patch</ulink>
99 and has a build dependency of
100 <xref linkend="python2"/> (re-) compiled against <xref linkend="tk"/>
101 to provide <filename>_tkinter.so</filename>
102 </para>
103
104 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">
105 User Notes: <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/asymptote"/>
106 </para>
107 </sect2>
108
109 <sect2 role="installation">
110 <title>Installation of asymptote</title>
111
112 <para>
113 Install <application>asymptote</application> by running the following
114 commands:
115 </para>
116
117<screen><userinput>export TEXARCH=$(uname -m | sed -e 's/i.86/i386/' -e 's/$/-linux/') &amp;&amp;
118./configure --prefix=/opt/texlive/&texlive-year; \
119 --bindir=/opt/texlive/&texlive-year;/bin/$TEXARCH \
120 --datarootdir=/opt/texlive/&texlive-year;/texmf-dist \
121 --infodir=/opt/texlive/&texlive-year;/texmf-dist/doc/info \
122 --libdir=/opt/texlive/&texlive-year;/texmf-dist \
123 --mandir=/opt/texlive/&texlive-year;/texmf-dist/doc/man \
124 --enable-gc=system \
125 --with-latex=/opt/texlive/&texlive-year;/texmf-dist/tex/latex \
126 --with-context=/opt/texlive/&texlive-year;/texmf-dist/tex/context/third &amp;&amp;
127make</userinput></screen>
128
129 <para>
130 To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>.
131 </para>
132
133 <para>
134 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
135 </para>
136
137<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
138
139 </sect2>
140
141 <sect2 role="commands">
142 <title>Command Explanations</title>
143
144 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
145 href="../../xincludes/tex-prefix.xml"/>
146
147 <para>
148 Exceptionally, asymptote will create an <filename
149 class="directory">asymptote/</filename> subdirectory for
150 <filename>asymptote.info</filename> even though the
151 <filename>asy-faq.info</filename> file will be in the main
152 <application>texlive</application>
153 <filename class="directory">info/</filename> directory. Both files
154 <emphasis>will</emphasis> be found by <command>info</command>.
155 </para>
156
157 <para><parameter>--libdir=/opt/texlive/&texlive-year;/texmf-dist;</parameter>:
158 This parameter ensures that the <filename class="directory">asymptote</filename>
159 directory will similarly overwrite any files installed by install-tl-unx.</para>
160
161 <para><parameter>--enable-gc=system</parameter>: this ensures that the system
162 version of <filename class="libraryfile">libgc.so</filename> will be used
163 instead of the version shipped with this package.</para>
164
165 <para><parameter>--with-latex= ... --with-context=</parameter>: These switches
166 ensure that style files and a tex file will be installed into the
167 <application>texlive</application> directories instead of creating a
168 <filename class="directory">texmf-local</filename> directory for them.</para>
169
170 </sect2>
171
172 <sect2 role="content">
173 <title>Contents</title>
174
175 <segmentedlist>
176 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
177 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
178 <segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
179
180 <seglistitem>
181 <seg>
182 asy, xasy
183 </seg>
184 <seg>
185 None
186 </seg>
187 <seg>
188 /opt/texlive/&texlive-year;texmf-dist/asymptote,
189 /opt/texlive/&texlive-year;/doc/asymptote,
190 /opt/texlive/&texlive-year;/info/asymptote
191 </seg>
192 </seglistitem>
193 </segmentedlist>
194
195 <variablelist>
196 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
197 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
198 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
199
200 <varlistentry id="asy">
201 <term><command>asy</command></term>
202 <listitem>
203 <para>
204 is a vector graphics program.
205 </para>
206 <indexterm zone="asymptote asy">
207 <primary sortas="b-asy">asy</primary>
208 </indexterm>
209 </listitem>
210 </varlistentry>
211
212 <varlistentry id="xasy">
213 <term><command>xasy</command></term>
214 <listitem>
215 <para>
216 is a Python script providing the preliminary GUI for asy. It can be
217 used for final adjustments of an existing asy file.
218 </para>
219 <indexterm zone="asymptote xasy">
220 <primary sortas="b-xasy">xasy</primary>
221 </indexterm>
222 </listitem>
223 </varlistentry>
224
225 </variablelist>
226
227 </sect2>
228
229</sect1>
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