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Re: GNUstep with Cairo backend problem

From: Chris B. Vetter
Subject: Re: GNUstep with Cairo backend problem
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 09:02:37 +0100

On 2/17/06, Fred Kiefer <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi Denis,
> yes, this is a known problem :-)
> You need to run the configure script with the option --disable-glitz. I
> never did test the glitz code in the cairo backend and currently it is
> not even compiled. Perhaps I could just reenable it and it would work,
> but I don't expect that.

I tried both options, neither does work.

> I am not quite sure if cairo 1.0.2 is current enough. The GNUstep code
> uses a cairo function that was only inlcuded a month ago. or so. You
> rather should try to get cairo from CVS and use that. And as far as I
> remember pango currently doesn't get used. (Altough I would really like
> to see this used in GNUstep)

It isn't. At least on my box (FreeBSD 6-RELESE, additional packages
have the same version numbers as Dennis' machine) compilation breaks
due to the '#include FT_FREETYPE_H' in freetype and the above
mentioned missing function.


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