xfig/transfig (Under construction)

xfig: An interactive drawing tool which runs under X.
transfig: Figures translator (for xfig).

Compilation

Note that png V1.5.x onwards has changed in an incompatible manner (hidden png_struct access). For xfig/transfig one is stuck at V1.2.x, unless the xfig/transfig code is adapted.

xfig V3.2.4/3.2.5

Proceed as described in the README file. Prerequisites / modifications: Then run
xmkmf                             
make clean
make
# or
make -f Makefile.noimake Makefile # if xmkmf not avail, needs imake from ftp.x.org.

make install
make install.all

transfig (V3.2.4/V3.2.5)

Proceed as described in the README file. Prerequisites / modifications: Then run
xmkmf                             
make Makefiles
make clean
make
make install      
make install.man # ignore messages
On HP-UX 10.20 with native cc some minor adaptions of source text might be necessary.

Installation/Configuration

Assume an installation directory DST=/nfs/local/1100/.
Then define the environment variable
export FIG2DEV_LIBDIR=$DST/lib/fig2dev
and, for support of composite keys, insert in the appropriate $DST/lib/X11/app-defaults/Fig file:
Fig*keyFile: $DST/lib/X11/xfig/CompKeyDB

Last update: 5-Jul-2013, M.Kraemer