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Re: Emacs-23 release branch

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Emacs-23 release branch
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2010 00:25:25 +0100

On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 12:11 AM, Jason Rumney <address@hidden> wrote:
> Chong Yidong <address@hidden> writes:
>> Jason Rumney <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Sounds good, but currently our implementation of SVG is tied heavily
>>> to GTK, which makes using it on other platforms difficult and bug
>>> prone due to all the dependencies that get pulled in, not all of which
>>> have been ported well.
>> Could you elaborate?  Is it possible to get Emacs+SVG working on (say)
>> Windows if you install enough libraries?  From what I know, librsvg
>> itself is supposed to work on all POSIX systems and on Windows.
> It's possible after installing most of GTK and some libraries from
> Gnome. About 20 libraries in total.  It then crashes if you open any SVG
> file that contains stretched or rotated text.

Sounds bad. Is that a problem with the library "division" or is it
Emacs use of them that is problematic?

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