[HarfBuzz] Building from git on OS X with Homebrew

Rolf Langenhuijzen rolf.langenhuijzen at xs4all.nl
Mon Mar 24 06:16:15 PDT 2014


Yes, I tried this too and worked fine (I forgot the double Freetype

I need to find some time, but will do a separate formula for the brew
collection so it's easier to install even for others (and just run brew
install harfbuzz-git or something, including extra options for the docs

I was wondering if --with-icu has any advantages/disadvantages? I
haven't used it on osx or ubuntu, but I'm using very basic stuff of


James Clark schreef op 2014-03-24 09:32: 

> 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 builds): 
>> # Install Xcode command line tools
>> xcode-select --install
>> # Install homebrew
>> ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.github.com/Homebrew/homebrew/go/install [1])"
>> 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 [2]
>> cd harfbuzz
>> ./autogen.sh
>> make
>> # Install Xcode command line tools
> James 
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[1] https://raw.github.com/Homebrew/homebrew/go/install
[2] https://github.com/behdad/harfbuzz.git
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