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Re: cairo 1.1.2 snapshot released


From: Fred Kiefer
Subject: Re: cairo 1.1.2 snapshot released
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 00:50:21 +0200
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Sorry my system might be comletele out of date but:
freetype-config --ftversion

reportsback:
2.1.10

No idea, where this may be coming from.

Cheers
Fred

Dennis Leeuw wrote:
> Hi Fred,
> 
> I installed cairo in /usr/GNUstep/cairo, but the gnustep-back build
> crashes on:
> /usr/GNUstep/cairo/include/cairo/cairo-ft.h:48:10: #include expects
> "FILENAME" or <FILENAME>
> 
> Setting the macro to freetype/freetype.h or
> freetype2/freetype/freetype.h makes the problem even bigger.
> Any ideas?
> 
> My freetype-config says it is version 9.5.3
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Dennis
> 
> Fred Kiefer wrote:
> 
>> Today the snapshot 1.1.2 for the cairo graphics library was released at
>> http://cairographics.org/snapshots/cairo-1.1.2.tar.gz
>>
>> With this publicly available there is finally a version of cairo that
>> should work with the GNUstep cairo backend and does not require to
>> follow the cairo git repository.
>>
>> After compiling and installing cairo (.configure; make; make install)
>> you need to configure the GNUstep backend with the following command:
>>
>> ./configure --disable-glitz --enable-graphics=cairo --with-name=cairo
>>
>> then compile and install it as well. After that you have to select the
>> backend named cairo:
>>
>> defaults write NSGlobalDomain GSBackend libgnustep-cairo
>>
>> Now you will be using the cairo backend for all GNUstep applications. To
>> switch back to the standard (art) backend use:
>>
>> defaults write NSGlobalDomain GSBackend libgnustep-back
>>
>> The cairo backend is still highly experimental, images wont be displayed
>> correctly and scrolling gives horrible results. Other problems are quite
>> likely.
>>
>> Feel free to play with it and improve it.
>>
>> Cheers
>> Fred
>>
>>
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