[cairo] Cairo 1.6 is imminent

Vladimir Vukicevic 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  
>> full
>> (compile-time too) backward compatibility with cairo-atsui, then  
>> remove
>> it for 1.8?  Then in Pango I can do the switch to cairo-quartz-font  
>> when
>> 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?

     - Vlad

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