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Re: Persian RTL problem

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: Persian RTL problem
Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2011 12:58:01 +0900

In article <address@hidden>, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> I think you are missing some or all of the following, mentioned in the
> file INSTALL:

>   * Complex Text Layout support libraries

>   Emacs needs the optional libraries "m17n-db", "libm17n-flt", "libotf"
>   to correctly display such complex scripts as Indic and Khmer.
>   On some systems, particularly GNU/Linux, these libraries may be
>   already present or available as additional packages.  Note that if
>   there is a separate `dev' or `devel' package, for use at compilation
>   time rather than run time, you will need that as well as the
>   corresponding run time package; typically the dev package will contain
>   header files and a library archive.  Otherwise, you can download and
>   build libraries from sources.

>   The sources of these libraries are available by anonymous CVS from
>   cvs.m17n.org.

>       % cvs -d :pserver:address@hidden:/cvs/m17n login
>       % cvs -d :pserver:address@hidden:/cvs/m17n co m17n-db
>       % cvs -d :pserver:address@hidden:/cvs/m17n co m17n-lib
>       % cvs -d :pserver:address@hidden:/cvs/m17n co libotf

>   For m17n-lib, if you have problems with making the whole package
>   because you lack some other packages on which m17n-lib depends, try to
>   configure it with the option "--without-gui".

> Handa-san, can you please tell which ones of these, if any, are needed
> for Arabic shaping support?  I think at least libotf is needed, but
> I'm not sure.

For Arabic shaping, you need all of them; i.e. m17n-db,
m17n-lib, and libotf.


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