Erik at echohome.org
Fri Dec 1 12:55:41 PST 2006
> > OK, I've returned from out of town, and I'm wondering where this
> > discussion ended up.
> > Should I start hunting around for a source tarball for
> cairo-0.1.6 and
> > it's ebuild file for my gentoo system, or should I hang on and wait
> > for a patch to test (which I'd be glad to do), or how
> should I best approach this?
> If you're going to go back to cairo 0.1.6, you'll have to
> stick with really old versions of GTK+ and friends, too. I
> don't think they will work with such an old cairo.
> You probably don't want to hear this, but one option is to
> use a modern Win32 X server that doesn't force you to use
> 24bpp. XVision has been unsupported for several years, AFAIK.
> Actually, now that I look it up, XVision's decendant, the
> "Sun Secure Global Desktop" has the same problem. But there
> are other Win32 X servers out there you can maybe use as a workaround.
> Regardless, the core problem needs to be solved. Have you
> tried any of the patches here:
> > I also noticed that the bug that I submitted to bugzilla
> isn't there
> > anymore. What happened?
> I still see it:
OK. I see the bug report, and it's still there. Wonder where I went wrong.
Anyway, I tried cygwin, and it works, but appears to draw a significant
demand on the Windows machine. Are there any other X Servers for Windows XP
that you are ware of, that do not have this bug?
That would get me around the issues as far ass I can tell.
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