[cairo] cairo 1.3.16 with quartz and atsui

Travis Griggs tgriggs at cincom.com
Mon Mar 5 05:24:43 PST 2007

On Mar 5, 2007, at 1:27, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Mar 3, 2007, at 21:08, Baz wrote:
>> On 04/03/07, Vladimir Vukicevic wrote:
>>> > For this one, should automake fail to enable quartz if xlib is
>>> > enabled? Or should --enable-quartz disable xlib?
>>> Probably; I don't really know how to resolve the Picture conflict
>>> otherwise, and I'm not sure if there is any value in doing so --  
>>> a Cairo
>>> that supports xlib (perfectly valid on the Mac) will probably be  
>>> used by
>>> a totally different class of apps than one that supports Quartz.
>> Ok, I've just pushed the change to warn about xlib, since splitting
>> the boilerplate seemed to need more thought, ad the warning is useful
>> for now. So Ryan, the flags you need are:
>> --enable-quartz --disable-xlib
> Thanks, that works. That's what I was going to try next, just  
> hadn't gotten around to it.
>> and autogen should be a little more helpful about telling you this.
> Wonderful.
> FYI, the only cairo-using app I'm interested in is Graphviz. They  
> use the cairo xlib/freetype backends currently, but the way the  
> text comes out in the graphs is decidedly yuckier than what I'm  
> used to seeing from native Mac OS X apps. So I'd like for Graphviz  
> to be able to use the quartz/atsui backends instead if they're  
> available. I'm not sure how we get there, since I can't really call  
> myself a C programmer and the Graphviz programmers don't spend so  
> much time with Macs, but compiling a quartz/atzui cairo was the  
> first step. Thanks for your help getting me that far.

I'd like some clarification pretty please. I'm using 1.2.6 right now  
on PPC OSX. I actually use both interfaces. I have some stuff that  
uses xlib interfaces, and other which goes straight through the  
quartz interface. When I get around to upgrading to 1.4, am I still  
going to be able to do this?

Travis Griggs
"Dying men never wish they'd spent more time at the office"

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