[cairo] Build problems under Win32/Mingw and Mac OS X 10.3

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Mon Aug 14 11:49:30 PDT 2006

On Mon, 2006-08-14 at 10:12 -0700, Carl Worth wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Aug 2006 04:00:59 -0400, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> >
> > Need to add "FreeType" too.
> We don't need this at all do we? This is the kind of thing that's only
> in the little summary blurb at the end of the configure output, right?
> I definitely wouldn't mind if that said "freetype" or even "ft-font"
> there instead. Besides, the explanation for a backend not being
> enabled often has a nice, human-ready name anyway.

This one is really not a huge problem.  I was thinking about it, but I
figured 'PostScript' is definitely better than 'ps', in the configure
output.  On the other hand, having the showed name match the --enable-*
option has its own merits.

> And for the "-font" or " font" portions, why don't we just have two

Exactly.  I'm going to rewrite to have something like:


> With that it seems like we should be able to get the number of
> arguments down to just two: "freetype" and "ft", and I'd be quite
> happy with that.

Yep.  Will do soonish, probably after 1.2.4 is out.	

> -Carl

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