[cairo] Fwd: Qt Vs Cairo performance comparison
bogdanni at hotmail.com
Wed Oct 25 15:32:56 PDT 2006
> > Please don't introduce compiled tests that run at configure time, as
> > makes cross-compiling painful.
>My goal is to get things to work as reliably as possible which means
>making checks like this as automated as possible. If we use
>configure-time compile-and-run tests and use the autoconf cache
>1. We have automation for native compilation
>2. We have automation for cross compilation when using scratchbox with
> CPU transparency[*], (either through an emulator or through remote
> execution on the target)
This is very cool indeed. On the other hand, a very common situation is to
cross-compile on Linux targeting Windows.
>3. We can still provide means for users to manually select the options
> to avoid any attempt to run configure-time checks. This could be
> with --enable options or just be having the user prime the autoconf
> cache. The cache priming is the way GTK+ recommends people doing
> cross-compilation build that library for example:
Indeed I'm using this for glib for long time. Please make sure it is
documented in INSTALL.
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