[cairo] Making cairo_error weak
keithp at keithp.com
Wed Aug 17 08:37:30 PDT 2005
On Wed, 2005-08-17 at 10:27 -0500, Billy Biggs wrote:
> Keith Packard (keithp at keithp.com):
> > On Wed, 2005-08-17 at 03:50 -0400, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> > > All I really want is to be able to get a message printed when I'm
> > > developing something with Cairo.
> > If we consider cairo errors as bugs in applications, we should have
> > the error function print out a message by default.
> ... and then you'll need API to be able to shut it off when
> necessary (due to bugs in cairo).
I've been fairly happy using environment variables to control diagnostic
printfs of this nature. It means you can see problems even when the
application developer hasn't made any provisions for such.
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