Potrace-1.15

Introduction to Potrace

Potrace™ is a tool for transforming a bitmap (PBM, PGM, PPM, or BMP format) into one of several vector file formats.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.1 platform.

Package Information

Potrace Dependencies

Recommended

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

Installation of Potrace

Install Potrace by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr                        \
            --disable-static                     \
            --docdir=/usr/share/doc/potrace-1.15 \
            --enable-a4                          \
            --enable-metric                      \
            --with-libpotrace                    &&
make

To run the test suite, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--enable-a4: Use A4 as the default paper size.

--enable-metric: Use metric units (centimeters) as default

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

--with-libpotrace: Install the library and headers.

Contents

Installed Programs: mkbitmap, potrace
Installed Libraries: libpotrace.so,
Installed Directories: /usr/share/doc/potrace-1.15

Short Descriptions

mkbitmap

transforms images into bitmaps with scaling and filtering.

potrace

transforms bitmaps into vector graphics.

libpotrace.so

is a library for transforming bitmaps into vector graphics

Last updated on 2017-08-25 13:57:45 -0500