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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 fontforge-download-http "https://github.com/fontforge/fontforge/releases/download/&fontforge-version;/fontforge-&fontforge-version;.tar.gz">
8 <!ENTITY fontforge-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY fontforge-md5sum "74c49c73822d642b0511718d8eeb2210">
10 <!ENTITY fontforge-size "20 MB">
11 <!ENTITY fontforge-buildsize "243 MB (without tests)">
12 <!ENTITY fontforge-time "1.5 SBU (without tests)">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="fontforge" xreflabel="FontForge-&fontforge-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="fontforge.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>FontForge-&fontforge-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="fontforge">
26 <primary sortas="a-FontForge">FontForge</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to FontForge</title>
31
32 <para>
33 The <application>FontForge</application> package contains an
34 outline font editor that lets you create your own postscript,
35 truetype, opentype, cid-keyed, multi-master, cff, svg and
36 bitmap (bdf, FON, NFNT) fonts, or edit existing ones.
37 </para>
38
39 &lfs79_checked;
40
41 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
42
43 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
44 <listitem>
45 <para>
46 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&fontforge-download-http;"/>
47 </para>
48 </listitem>
49 <listitem>
50 <para>
51 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&fontforge-download-ftp;"/>
52 </para>
53 </listitem>
54 <listitem>
55 <para>
56 Download MD5 sum: &fontforge-md5sum;
57 </para>
58 </listitem>
59 <listitem>
60 <para>
61 Download size: &fontforge-size;
62 </para>
63 </listitem>
64 <listitem>
65 <para>
66 Estimated disk space required: &fontforge-buildsize;
67 </para>
68 </listitem>
69 <listitem>
70 <para>
71 Estimated build time: &fontforge-time;
72 </para>
73 </listitem>
74 </itemizedlist>
75
76 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">FontForge Dependencies</bridgehead>
77
78 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
79 <para role="required">
80 <xref linkend="freetype2"/>,
81 <xref linkend="glib2"/>, and
82 <xref linkend="libxml2"/>, also
83 <xref linkend="wget"/> if you want to run the tests
84 </para>
85
86 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
87 <para role="recommended">
88 <xref linkend="cairo"/>,
89 <xref linkend="gtk2"/>,
90 <xref linkend="harfbuzz"/>,
91 <xref linkend="pango"/> (required if Xorg libraries are present), and
92 <xref linkend="xorg7-lib"/>
93 </para>
94
95 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
96 <para role="optional">
97 <xref linkend="giflib"/>,
98 <xref linkend="libjpeg"/>,
99 <xref linkend="libpng"/>,
100 <xref linkend="libtiff"/>,
101 <xref linkend="python2"/>,
102 <ulink url="http://ipython.org/">IPython</ulink>,
103 <ulink url="https://github.com/fontforge/libspiro">libspiro</ulink>,
104 <ulink url="https://bitbucket.org/sortsmill/libunicodenames">
105 libunicodenames</ulink>,
106 <ulink url="https://github.com/fontforge/libuninameslist">
107 libuninameslist</ulink>, and
108 <ulink url="http://www.zeromq.org/">zeromq (libzmq)</ulink>
109 </para>
110
111 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">
112 User Notes: <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/fontforge"/>
113 </para>
114 </sect2>
115
116 <sect2 role="installation">
117 <title>Installation of FontForge</title>
118
119 <para>
120 Install <application>FontForge</application> by running the following
121 commands:
122 </para>
123
124<screen><userinput>sed -i 's%naist.jp/pub/NetBSD/packages%netbsd.org/pub/pkgsrc%' \
125 tests/Makefile.in &amp;&amp;
126./configure --prefix=/usr \
127 --enable-gtk2-use \
128 --disable-static \
129 --docdir=/usr/share/doc/fontforge-&fontforge-version; &amp;&amp;
130make</userinput></screen>
131
132 <para>
133 To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>.
134 </para>
135
136 <para>
137 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
138 </para>
139
140<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
141
142 <note>
143 <para>
144 <application>Fontforge</application> may need a workaround to start,
145 due to a bug in the splash screen. If you wish to start from a
146 terminal, either issue <command>fontforge -new</command>, or, after
147 issuing <command>fontforge</command>, press Ctrl-C once, after the
148 splash screen appears. For the menu, make the following substitution,
149 as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
150 </para>
151
152<screen role="root"><userinput>sed -e '/Exec/ s/fontforge/&amp; -new/' \
153 -i /usr/share/applications/fontforge.desktop</userinput></screen>
154 </note>
155
156 </sect2>
157
158 <sect2 role="commands">
159 <title>Command Explanations</title>
160
161 <para>
162 <parameter>sed -i 's%naist.jp/pub/NetBSD/packages%netbsd.org/pub/pkgsrc%'</parameter>
163 The tests get the MunhwaGothic-Bold font - it is no longer at that mirror,
164 so use the primary NetBSD source.
165 </para>
166
167 <para>
168 <parameter>--enable-gtk2-use</parameter>: allows to use the GTK+2 graphics
169 instead of basic Xorg graphics.
170 </para>
171
172 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
173 href="../../xincludes/static-libraries.xml"/>
174
175 <para>
176 <option>--enable-debug</option>: Turn on <emphasis>debug</emphasis> build
177 and FONTFORGE_DEBUG conditional code. Requires
178 <ulink url="https://github.com/fontforge/libspiro">libspiro</ulink>.
179 </para>
180
181 </sect2>
182
183 <sect2 role="content">
184 <title>Contents</title>
185
186 <segmentedlist>
187 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
188 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
189 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
190
191 <seglistitem>
192 <seg>
193 fontforge, fontimage, fontlint and sfddiff
194 </seg>
195 <seg>
196 libfontforgeexe.so, libfontforge.so, libgdraw.so,
197 libgioftp.so, libgunicode.so, libgutils.so, and
198 /usr/lib/python&python2-majorver;/site-packages/{fontforge,psMat}.so
199 </seg>
200 <seg>
201 /usr/{include,share}/fontforge and
202 /usr/share/doc/fontforge-&fontforge-version;
203 </seg>
204 </seglistitem>
205 </segmentedlist>
206
207 <variablelist>
208 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
209 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
210 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
211
212 <varlistentry id="fontforge-prog">
213 <term><command>fontforge</command></term>
214 <listitem>
215 <para>
216 is a program that allows you to create and
217 modify font files.
218 </para>
219 <indexterm zone="fontforge fontforge-prog">
220 <primary sortas="b-fontforge">fontforge</primary>
221 </indexterm>
222 </listitem>
223 </varlistentry>
224
225 <varlistentry id="fontimage">
226 <term><command>fontimage</command></term>
227 <listitem>
228 <para>
229 is a program that produces an image showing
230 representative glyphs of the font.
231 </para>
232 <indexterm zone="fontforge fontimage">
233 <primary sortas="b-fontimage">fontimage</primary>
234 </indexterm>
235 </listitem>
236 </varlistentry>
237
238 <varlistentry id="fontlint">
239 <term><command>fontlint</command></term>
240 <listitem>
241 <para>
242 is a program that checks the font for certain
243 common errors.
244 </para>
245 <indexterm zone="fontforge fontlint">
246 <primary sortas="b-fontlint">fontlint</primary>
247 </indexterm>
248 </listitem>
249 </varlistentry>
250
251 <varlistentry id="sfddiff">
252 <term><command>sfddiff</command></term>
253 <listitem>
254 <para>
255 is a program that compares two font files.
256 </para>
257 <indexterm zone="fontforge sfddiff">
258 <primary sortas="b-sfddiff">sfddiff</primary>
259 </indexterm>
260 </listitem>
261 </varlistentry>
262
263 </variablelist>
264
265 </sect2>
266
267</sect1>
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