[cairo] Assembler problems on FreeBSD?
vinnyjojo at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 7 07:00:15 PDT 2005
Comments inline... (sorry for the dupe message, Carl -- I just realized I
didn't reply to the group)
--- Carl Worth <cworth at cworth.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 3 Sep 2005 12:52:07 -0700 (PDT), Joe R wrote:
> if HAVE_PTHREAD
> LDADDS += -lpthread
> works fine on my Linux machine. What would you need to change in that
> file to get things to work for you?
There's no libpthread on FreeBSD (all BSD?) machines. Instead, you bring in
thread support using a switch -pthread; including -lpthread makes ld fail
(since there's no library). I just took a look at Makefile.am in the root dir,
but I can't figure out how to write the test you need (for the correct OS) into
it. Otherwise this explaination would be a lot more specific & useful :)
> But, for us, any failure in the image backend is something we
> definitely want to hear about and that should be filed in
Well, funny you should mention this... I recompiled everything after including
Xrender in the build, and 22 of the fifty-someodd tests failed. There has to
be some sort of odd config on BSD machines that make the tests not play nice
w/Cairo. I was also able to compile pango and gtk against that build. Let me
grab the latest from CVS a little later today and I'll post the results.
> So thanks for these reports!
My pleasure. Nice to see a dev group that doesn't mind hearing about these
sorts of things from an end user.
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