Compface-1.5.2

Introduction to Compface

Compface provides utilities and a library to convert from/to X-Face format, a 48x48 bitmap format used to carry thumbnails of email authors in a mail header.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.6 platform.

Package Information

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/compface

Installation of Compface

Install Compface by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --mandir=/usr/share/man &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install &&
install -m755 -v xbm2xface.pl /usr/bin

Contents

Installed Programs: compface, uncompface and xbm2xface.pl
Installed Library: libcompface.{so,a}
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions

compface

is a filter for generating highly compressed representations of 48x48x1 face image files.

uncompface

is an inverse filter which performs an inverse transformation with no loss of data.

xbm2xface.pl

is a script to generate xfaces.

libcompface.{so,a}

allows the compression and decompression algorithms to be used in other programs such as MTAs.

Last updated on 2014-09-21 02:22:09 +0000