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Complete documentation for CL-GD can be found in the 'doc' directory. Make sure to read it if you want GIF support! CL-GD also supports Nikodemus Siivola's HYPERDOC, see <http://common-lisp.net/project/hyperdoc/> and <http://www.cliki.net/hyperdoc>. 1. Installation 1.1. Download and install a recent version of asdf. 1.2. Download and install UFFI. CL-GD needs at least version 1.3.4 of UFFI to work properly. However, as of August 2003, only AllegroCL, CMUCL, LispWorks, SBCL, and SCL are fully supported because CL-GD needs the new UFFI macros WITH-CAST-POINTER and DEF-FOREIGN-VAR which haven't yet been ported to all UFFI platforms. 1.3. Download and install a recent version of GD and its supporting libraries libpng, zlib, libjpeg, libiconv, and libfreetype. CL-GD has been tested and developed with GD 2.0.15, older version probably won't work. Note that you won't be able to compile CL-GD unless you have installed all supporting libraries. This is different from using GD directly from C where you only have to install the libraries you intend to use. 1.4. Unzip and untar the file cl-gd.tgz and put the resulting directory wherever you want, then cd into this directory. 1.5. Compile cl-gd-glue.c into a shared library for your platform. On Linux this would be gcc -fPIC -c cl-gd-glue.c ld -lgd -lz -lpng -ljpeg -lfreetype -lm -liconv -shared cl-gd-glue.o -o cl-gd-glue.so rm cl-gd-glue.o 1.6. Make sure that cl-gd.asd can be seen from asdf (this is usually achieved by a symbolic link), start your favorite Lisp, and compile CL-GD: (asdf:oos 'asdf:compile-op :cl-gd) From now on you can simply load CL-GD into a running Lisp image with (asdf:oos 'asdf:load-op :cl-gd) 2. Test CL-GD comes with a simple test suite that can be used to check if it's basically working. Note that this'll only test a subset of CL-GD. To run the tests load CL-GD and then (asdf:oos 'asdf:load-op :cl-gd-test) (cl-gd-test:test) If you have the georgiab.ttf TrueType font from Microsoft you can also check the FreeType support of CL-GD with (cl-gd-test:test #p"/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/truetype/georgiab.ttf") where you should obviously replace the path above with the full path to the font on your machine. (See the note about failed tests in the documentation.)