AAlib

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Download Source: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/aa-project/aalib-1.4rc5.tar.gz

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Introduction to AAlib

AAlib is an portable ascii art GFX library.

Project Homepage: http://aa-project.sourceforge.net/aalib/

Dependencies

Optional

Non-Multilib

Compile the package:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make

Install the package

make install

Multilib

32Bit

Compile the package:

CC="gcc ${BUILD32}" USE_ARCH=32 \
./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make

Install the package

make install &&
mv -v /usr/bin/aalib-config{,-32}

N32

Compile the package:

CC="gcc ${BUILDN32}" USE_ARCH=n32 \
./configure --prefix=/usr --libdir=/usr/lib32 &&
make

Install the package

make install &&
mv -v /usr/bin/aalib-config{,-n32}

64Bit

Compile the package:

CC="gcc ${BUILD64}" USE_ARCH=64 \
./configure --prefix=/usr --libdir=/usr/lib64 &&
make

Install the package

make install &&
mv -v /usr/bin/aalib-config{,-64} &&
ln -sfv multiarch_wrapper /usr/bin/aalib-config

Contents

Installed Programs: aafire, aainfo, aalib-config, aasavefont, and aatest
Installed Libraries: libaa.{so,a}
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions

aafire is little toy of AAlib, rendering an animated fire in ASCII Art.
aainfo provides information for your current settings related to AAlib.
aalib-config provides configuration info for AAlib.
aatest shows the abilities of AAlib in a little test.
libaa.{so,a} is a collection of routines to render any graphical input in portable format to ASCII Art. It can be used through many programs and has a very well documented API, so you can easily put it into your own programs.
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