[cairo-bugs] [Bug 85173] cairo-gobject dependencies leak to main cairo.pc

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Sun Oct 26 02:41:25 PDT 2014


--- Comment #2 from Jakub Bogusz <qboosh at pld-linux.org> ---
libgobject is needed for libcairo-gobject, but I don't see any use of
libgobject in libcairo.
Accumulators cause that -lgobject-2.0 is passed for libcairo linking (through
CAIRO_LIBS), but libcairo doesn't use any symbols from libgobject and when
as-needed linker feature is used, this dependency is dropped.

When packaging cairo, cairo-gobject library can go to separate package set; in
such case glib/gobject dependency in packages with main cairo library could be

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