Commit d33fb32d authored by Owen Taylor's avatar Owen Taylor Committed by Owen Taylor
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Update directories in download locations; add information about fontconfig

Fri Dec 20 13:10:06 2002  Owen Taylor  <otaylor@redhat.com>

        * gtk/building.sgml: Update directories in download
        locations; add information about fontconfig and Xft2.
parent dbde309e
Fri Dec 20 13:10:06 2002 Owen Taylor <otaylor@redhat.com>
* gtk/building.sgml: Update directories in download
locations; add information about fontconfig and Xft2.
2002-12-18 Matthias Clasen <maclas@gmx.de>
* gtk/tmpl/gtkcontainer.sgml: Add docs.
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......@@ -142,7 +142,7 @@ How to compile GTK+ itself
library along with version number information.) The version
of <command>pkg-config</command> needed to build GTK+ is
mirrored in the <filename>dependencies</filename> directory
on the <ulink url="ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/v2.0/">GTK+ FTP
on the <ulink url="ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/v2.2/">GTK+ FTP
site.</ulink>
</para>
</listitem>
......@@ -169,15 +169,17 @@ How to compile GTK+ itself
The GLib library provides core non-graphical functionality
such as high level data types, Unicode manipulation, and
a object and type system to C programs. It is available
from the <ulink url="ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/v2.0/">GTK+
from the <ulink url="ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/v2.2/">GTK+
FTP site.</ulink>
</para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
<para>
Pango is a library for internationalized text handling. It
is available from the <ulink
url="ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/v2.0/">GTK+ FTP site.</ulink>
<ulink url="http://www.pango.org">Pango</ulink> is a library
for internationalized text handling. Itis available from
the <ulink url="ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/v2.2/">GTK+ FTP
site.</ulink>. Either Pango-1.0 or Pango-1.2 can be used
with GTK+-2.2, though Pango-1.2 is recommended.
</para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
......@@ -186,7 +188,7 @@ How to compile GTK+ itself
interfaces allowing accessibility technologies such as
screen readers to interact with a graphical user interface.
It is available from the <ulink
url="ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/v2.0/">GTK+ FTP site.</ulink>
url="ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/v2.2/">GTK+ FTP site.</ulink>
</para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
......@@ -217,35 +219,35 @@ How to compile GTK+ itself
compile GTK+. You probably already have these libraries
installed, but if not, the versions you need are available in
the <filename>dependencies</filename> directory on the the
<ulink url="ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/v2.0/dependencies/">GTK+
<ulink url="ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/v2.2/dependencies/">GTK+
FTP site.</ulink>. (Before installing these libraries
from source, you should check if your operating system
vendor has prebuilt packages of these libraries that you
don't have installed.)
</para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
<para>
While not required for running GTK+ on X, you may want install the
<ulink url="http://www.freetype.org">FreeType
library</ulink> so that the PangoFT2 backend for Pango will
be built. This backend is used by the linux-fb backend for
GTK+ and applications that want to render independently
of the X display. You'll need at least version 2.0.1.
</para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
<para>
The libraries from the X window system are needed to build
Pango and GTK+. You should already have these installed on
your system, but it's possible that you'll need to install
the development environment for these libraries that your
operating system vendor provides. If you have a recent
version of the XFree86 system, such as 4.2.0, then Pango
and GTK+ will take advantage of the Xft and Xrender
libraries to provide anti-aliased and scaleable fonts in
a much more sophisticated fashion then the support for
core X fonts.
operating system vendor provides.
</para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
<para>
The <ulink url="http://www.fontconfig.org">fontconfig</ulink>
library provides Pango with a standard way of locating
fonts and matching them against font names. The Xft2
library, distributed with fontconfig, provide support for
scaleable and antialiased fonts on X. Pango includes two
backends that work on top of fontconfig: an Xft2 backend
and a backend that uses fontconfig and the underlying
<ulink url="http://www.freetype.org">FreeType
library</ulink> directly. Neither backend is mandatory, but the
Xft2 backend is the preferred backend for X and the FreeType
backend is needed by many applications.
</para>
</listitem>
</itemizedlist>
......@@ -271,13 +273,8 @@ How to compile GTK+ itself
<link linkend="gtk-compiling">start compiling your own GTK+
applications</link>. You can test your GTK+ installation
by running the <command>gtk-demo</command> program that
GTK+ installs. If you have the Xft library, you can turn on
anti-aliased fonts by setting the <envar>GDK_USE_XFT</envar>
environment variable.
GTK+ installs.
</para>
<programlisting>
GDK_USE_XFT=1 gtk-demo
</programlisting>
<para>
If one of the <filename>configure</filename> scripts fails or running
<command>make</command> fails, look closely at the error
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