[cairo] Entry points for nonexistent backends?
tml at iki.fi
Wed Aug 15 14:47:52 PDT 2007
Owen Taylor writes:
> I don't understand the point of this version ... the SVG/PDF/PS backends
> have no external dependencies other than the font system, right?
They do cause dependencies on libpng and zlib.
> The fact that it's possible to build FreeType on fontconfig on windows
> is no more relevant than the fact it's possible to build libX11 on
> So, in answer to your question, while cairo might theoretically be
> able to be built 10 ways from Sunday, there effectively must be a single
> standard per-platform build. And that's what language bindings should
OK. Somebody should try to sort this out with the people who provide
cairomm and/or gtkmm for Windows, it seems that either of those
require cairo_ft_font_face_create_for_pattern. Dunno why. (See
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