[cairo] Cairo build on Solaris 10
cworth at cworth.org
Wed Oct 18 14:32:55 PDT 2006
On Wed, 18 Oct 2006 17:22:48 -0400, "Dominic Lachowicz" wrote:
> I can confirm that Sun's CC doesn't handle the visibility attribute
> like GCC does, and that this sort of patch fixed my company's
I'm confused. You say "Sun's CC" and "GCC". The patch:
> On 10/18/06, skip at pobox.com <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
> > The patch in this mail message:
> > http://mail-index.netbsd.org/pkgsrc-bugs/2005/10/18/0013.html
> > appears to be required to build Cairo 1.2.x on Solaris 10.
-#if __GNUC__ >= 3 && defined(__ELF__)
+#if __GNUC__ >= 3 && defined(__ELF__) && !defined(__sun__)
So why does that help? Is "Sun's CC" a variant of gcc that doesn't
support the same features? It it a non-variant of gcc that still
defines __GNUC__ ? Either of those situations sound like things that
should just not be happening.
Or is Sun's CC just a variant of gcc that happens to have a bug in
this area? If so, has it been reported? Do we know what versions have
the bug so that we can limit the disabling here to known-buggy
I like to improve cairo's portability, but I don't want to disable the
(very useful) internal symbol hiding for people using a functional
build of gcc on Solaris.
Can people help me understand what's happening here?
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