[cairo] Cairo 1.6 is imminent
vladimir at pobox.com
Tue Apr 8 13:16:36 PDT 2008
On Apr 8, 2008, at 12:17 PM, Richard Hult wrote:
> Carl Worth wrote:
>> From the roadmap: (http://cairographics.org/roadmap/), the only
>> changes we expect to make are:
>> * Potentially a tweak to the buggy_repeat decision. I'm
>> currently exploring various X server builds to find out
>> where the bug existed and where the fix occurred.
>> * Fixes for any leaks found with "make check-valgrind" on the
>> test suite.
>> * Any obvious fixes for legitimate compiler warnings.
> Behdad was talking about adding back cairo-atsui.pc as a backwards
> compatible way to not break the pango atsui backend. Quoting:
>> How about making cairo install cairo-atsui.pc for 1.6.x and provide
>> (compile-time too) backward compatibility with cairo-atsui, then
>> it for 1.8? Then in Pango I can do the switch to cairo-quartz-font
>> requiring cairo 1.6 (which is not the case right now).
> Should we do this? The old symbol(s) are still available already so it
> should just be a matter of adding back the pc file I think.
If we do this, does this mean that we'd commit to supporting cairo-
atsui.pc forever, essentially? Or will cairo-atsui still be
"unsupported, obsolete", and we'd get rid of it for 1.8?
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