[cairo] building a "tiny" libcairo for embedded system?

Vladimir Vukicevic vladimirv at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 21:35:23 PST 2006

As long as you don't plan on rendering text using cairo, the simplest
way would probably be to create a dummy/null font backend
implementation.  Such a thing would probably be useful to have in
cairo itself (right now it requires that you enable at least one font

- Vlad

On 1/30/06, David Young <dyoung at pobox.com> wrote:
> Does anyone have a recipe for building a tiny libcairo, suitable for an
> embedded system with a tight ROM/RAM budget---e.g., 8/16MB?
> Cairo itself may be acceptably small, but its dependency, libfreetype,
> is gigantic.  Let me know how you have built Cairo without libfreetype.
> Dave
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