[cairo] Cairo error

Ryan Schmidt cairo-2008c at ryandesign.com
Tue Nov 11 13:32:56 PST 2008

On Nov 11, 2008, at 10:12, Tom Sobey wrote:

> I am trying to run a piece of scientific software on my Macbook  
> with Leopard. This software is Gwyddion:
> http://gwyddion.net/
> which I have successfully installed through Macports.
> However when I run it from terminal I get the following:
> Toms-MacBook:bin tsobey$ export DISPLAY=:0
> Toms-MacBook:bin tsobey$ ./gwyddion
> Assertion failed: (status > CAIRO_STATUS_SUCCESS && status <=  
> CAIRO_STATUS_LAST_STATUS), function _cairo_error, file cairo.c,  
> line 87.
> Abort trap
> Toms-MacBook:bin tsobey$
> Any ideas on what might be going wrong with Cairo and what I should  
> do about it?

I don't know if this is related to the error, but on Leopard and  
later, you should not set DISPLAY because Apple has already set it  
correctly for you.

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