[HarfBuzz] Building from git on OS X with Homebrew

James Clark jjc at jclark.com
Mon Mar 24 01:32:46 PDT 2014

 I had another go at building harfbuzz from git on Mac OS X.  Using
Homebrew, together with gtk-doc's now being optional, made it an order of
magnitude easier than last time (glib and freetype are so that hb-shape

# Install Xcode command line tools

xcode-select --install
> # Install homebrew
> ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.github.com/Homebrew/homebrew/go/install
> )"
> brew doctor
> # Do what brew doctor says (I had to move some stuff in
> /Library/Frameworks out of the way)
> brew install ragel
> brew install automake
> brew install pkg-config

brew install glib
> brew install libtool
> brew install freetype
> # Get harfbuzz
> git clone https://github.com/behdad/harfbuzz.git
> cd harfbuzz
> ./autogen.sh
> make

# Install Xcode command line tools
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