[Cairo] Cairo on Windows
cworth at east.isi.edu
Thu Sep 4 13:40:15 PDT 2003
On Sep 4, Maarten Breddels wrote:
> I compiled Cairo on Windows today. Maybe someone is interested. I had to
> change the source a bit, rip out all the X specific stuff and the font
> stuff. I also needed the X11 include dir and some had to update some
Bryan Worth, (my brother), has been going through a similar
exercise. He's also started work on a module that takes the results
from libic and display them on a Windows window of some kind.
> Maybe windows support is something to think about, getting rid of
> the X dependencies would be great.
We definitely want to enable backends using various native graphics
systems. Bryan and I keep threatening to find some time to sit down
and rework the backend layer so that the proper subset can be
conditionally, (or separately), compiled on each system.
> I also made a Python binding to Cairo using SWIG.
That sounds interesting. Would you like to share this? We can host the
code in CVS. Send me a private mail and I can set that up
> The library looks really nice, it did crash at one time.. When I drew a
> line 1000 (pixels?) thick, but it maybe the clipping was off orso, but I
> guess that shouldn't happen.
No, it shouldn't ever crash. Can you send me a test case for this? I'd
like to look into it.
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