[cairo] compile cairo 1.0.2 mingw --enable-pdf

Owen Taylor otaylor at redhat.com
Mon Jan 23 10:43:57 PST 2006

On Mon, 2006-01-23 at 22:28 +0100, Claus Behl wrote:
> Hi,
> i have a problem compiling cairo with --enable-pdf with mingw.
> i tried
> ./configure --prefix /c/opt/cairo --enable-pdf --enable-ps
> everything seemed to work.
> I get some hints that pdf and ps
> are experimental features...

I think the problem is that --enable-pdf only enables PDF if
the dependencies are there and mostly likely you don't have
FreeType (and don't want FreeType). Check to see what backends
are listed as built at the end of configure.

PDF/PS support with Win32 native fonts is not a huge job,
but it's a currently-undone job. (As is Win32 GDI printing


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