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#2317 in Command line utilities

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Apache-2.0 OR MIT

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Crates.io Crates.io GitHub All Releases Apache-2.0 OR MIT

TUI based ASCII diagram editor.


Install a binary release, or use cargo install askii to compile the latest source release from crates.io.


The binary links against a few X11 libs for clipboard functionality (on linux), so make sure they are available during compilation. On debian, they can be installed with:

apt install libxcb1-dev libxcb-render0-dev libxcb-shape0-dev libxcb-xfixes0-dev libxau-dev libxdmcp-dev

Use cargo to compile. Alternatively, the Makefile can be used to build a binary and deb / rpm / pacman packages.

cd askii && make

The produced artifacts will be located in askii/dist.

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Unless you explicitly state otherwise, any contribution intentionally submitted for inclusion in the work by you, as defined in the Apache-2.0 license, shall be dual licensed as above, without any additional terms or conditions.


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