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Python wrapper for Adobe's PostScript autohinter

Project description

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A standalone version of AFDKO’s autohinter.

Building and running

This repository currently consists of a core autohinter written in C, a Python C extension providing an interface to it, and helper Python code.

To build the C extension:

python build

To install the C extension and the helper scripts globally:

pip install -r requirements.txt .

Alternatively to install them for the current user:

pip install -r requirements.txt --user .

The autohinter can be used by running:


To build just the autohintexe binary:

python build_exe


We have a test suite that can be run with:


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