[cairo] Guidance related to Porting of Cairo Graphics

Carl Worth cworth at cworth.org
Wed Sep 5 13:31:56 PDT 2007

On Tue, 4 Sep 2007 17:24:39 +0800, "Mukul Sharma" wrote:
> Has anyone else ever worked over porting Cairo Graphics onto any other
> platforms, kindly respond to this message, as I am facing some problems
> related to Makefile.

People certainly have, but asking them to reply is unlikely to get you
any useful answers. (You're more likely to get no answer or perhaps a
useless, though correct, answer like "yes".)

Instead, to get help with your problem, you should describe the actual
problem you've encountered, and then there's a chance someone could
actually help you.


PS. You might find the following as good reading as you try to ask
questions for help:

	How To Ask Questions The Smart Way

	How to Report Bugs Effectively

Here's a short excerpt from the first article. Please follow as many
of these suggestions as apply to your situation (the first in

	Be precise and informative about your problem

	    * Describe the symptoms of your problem or bug carefully
	      and clearly.

	    * Describe the environment in which it occurs (machine, OS,
	      application, whatever). Provide your vendor's
	      distribution and release level (e.g.: "Fedora Core 4",
	      "Slackware 9.1", etc.).

	    * Describe the research you did to try and understand the
	      problem before you asked the question.

	    * Describe the diagnostic steps you took to try and pin
	      down the problem yourself before you asked the question.

	    * Describe any possibly relevant recent changes in your
	      computer or software configuration.
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