[cairo] What is "pangocairo"?

Gustavo J. A. M. Carneiro gjc at inescporto.pt
Thu Oct 19 07:37:41 PDT 2006

On Qui, 2006-10-19 at 06:51 -0500, skip at pobox.com wrote:
> I'm having trouble building GTK 2.10.6 and have gotten no response so far
> from the GTK list.  It's stumbling while trying to check for pango and
> executes this pkg-config line:
>     pkg-config --exists pango pangocairo
> I have Pango (1.14.7) and Cairo (1.2.4) installed, but there are no
> pangocairo.pc files in either installation.  Where do I find pangocairo?

  When you compile pango, if cairo is installed it compiles a pangocairo
library, which provides a pango backend to draw text on cairo surfaces.

  I suggest you look closely at the pango configure log to find out why
pangocairo was not built.

Gustavo J. A. M. Carneiro
<gjc at inescporto.pt> <gustavo at users.sourceforge.net>
The universe is always one step beyond logic.

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