[cairo] Another win32 build attempt
Jason Dorje Short
jdorje at users.sf.net
Sun Apr 10 20:35:21 PDT 2005
Hans Breuer wrote:
> Being enough annoyed of auto*tools versus hand-written
> or hand-clicked makefiles I've succesfully tried a different
> approach with cairo.
What's wrong with the auto*tools?
BTW, have you tried scons? I've heard it recommended as an alternative.
> And the patch (again including some minor build fixes
> for win32) is here:
I tried running this but I couldn't.
First the patch is a bit broken. -p3 is a very odd patchlevel to use.
Then I got problems because some files were include twice (or so patch
After applying the patch and installing cmake, I ran "cmake". No go.
Then I tried "cmake .". This also didn't work. Then "cmake
packaging/cmake" also didn't work.
Side note: I notice the src/ part of the patch touched some code that
uses AlphaBlend. But AFAIK AlphaBlend isn't available on Win95 and has
a tendancy to not work on Win98 and WinME. Does Cairo deal with these
cases? It doesn't look like it does.
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