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I have been able to find the manual for MPlib on CTAN, but where can I find the C sources for the library itself? Sorry for asking such a basic question.

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tug.org/metapost.html – Khaled Hosny Jan 14 '13 at 21:34
I cannot find sources for MPlib off any link there - not even the header file. Probably my fault, but I can't. – adrianmcmenamin Jan 14 '13 at 22:00
svn checkout http://foundry.supelec.fr/svn/metapost trunk – Marco Jan 14 '13 at 22:39
Marco, would you like to make that an answer and then I can accept it? I realise now I have to actually build the software for the headers etc to appear – adrianmcmenamin Jan 15 '13 at 17:36
@Marco Would you like to turn your comment into an answer? (Adrian: users aren't notified about comments to posts that are not their own, unless you write @username.) – Torbjørn T. May 4 '13 at 22:14
up vote 3 down vote accepted

The project is hosted on FusionForge. You can obtain the source code with Subversion using:

svn checkout https://foundry.supelec.fr/svn/metapost trunk

Note the https! The old URL from my comment above is not valid any longer since FusionForge restructured their site.

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