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.

  • tug.org/metapost.html Jan 14, 2013 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. Jan 14, 2013 at 22:00
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    svn checkout http://foundry.supelec.fr/svn/metapost trunk
    – Marco
    Jan 14, 2013 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 Jan 15, 2013 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.) May 4, 2013 at 22:14

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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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