The Pango package contains the libpango libraries. These are useful for the layout and rendering of text.
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cairo is not required to build Pango, but it is highly recommended that you install cairo before building Pango. If you don't build Pango with a cairo backend, then GTK+-2 will not build.
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Install Pango by running the following commands:
./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc && make
To test the results, issue: make check.
Now, as the root user:
--sysconfdir=/etc: This switch installs the configuration files into /etc instead of /usr/etc.
--enable-gtk-doc: Use this parameter if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to rebuild the API documentation.
/etc/pango/pangorc, ~/.pangorc, and the file specified in the environment variable PANGO_RC_FILE
is a module registration utility that collects information about Pango loadable modules.
contain low level layout rendering routines, a high level driver for laying out entire blocks of text, and routines to assist in editing internationalized text.
Last updated on 2006-06-26 10:45:37 -0500