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Pencil is an animation/drawing software for Mac OS X and Windows. It lets you create traditional hand-drawn animation (cartoon) using both bitmap and vector graphics. Pencil is free and open source.

I wanted to run it under Linux (without wine) so I tried to compile:

Get mac version of source

wget http://www.les-stooges.org/pascal/pencil/contents/Download/pencil-0.4.2b-mac-src.tgz
tar xvfz pencil-0.4.2b-mac-src.tgz
cd pencil-0.4.2b-mac-src

Use local version of ming library

Edit pencil.pro and change LIBS to:

LIBS += -lming

and remove binary verison of libming.a with:

rm lib/libming.a

You will also have to comment out one line in src/interface/editor.cpp

//		object->exportMovie(1, maxFrame, view, exportSize, filePath, fps);
		return true;

Build it

Create Makefile and build project:


All required changes to source are also available as single diff file: pencil-0.4.2b-linux.diff



After compiling it, I went to Google and searched for exportMovie (it's easy once you know what to do :-) and found following blog post which had reference to same fix for compilation (I didn't need -lungif to make it work)


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