The Pango package contains the libpango libraries. These are useful for the layout and rendering of text.
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Estimated build time: 0.56 SBU (includes rebuilding the documentation)
In order for Pango to find Xft, the PKG_CONFIG_PATH must include /usr/X11R6/lib/pkgconfig. This is a good time to add it if you haven't already. You can utilize the example for X.sh to create a script for modifying this variable located in the section The Bash Shell Startup Files.
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: This switch will rebuild the API documentation during the make command.
/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 2005-08-01 13:29:19 -0600