[cairo] compile cairo 1.0.2 mingw --enable-pdf
otaylor at redhat.com
Mon Jan 23 10:57:32 PST 2006
On Mon, 2006-01-23 at 16:49 -0500, Jason Dorje Short wrote:
> Owen Taylor wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-01-23 at 22:28 +0100, Claus Behl wrote:
> >>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
> > support.)
> > Regards,
> Seems like a failure in the configure code. --enable-pdf should
> configure pdf, or die trying. --disable-pdf should disable pdf
> flat-out. --enable-pdf=maybe (or some such) should be the default and
> should configure pdf if possible, or continue without it.
Sounds reasonable to me, if someone wants to come up with a patch.
I've used yes/no/auto in the past for such things.
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