[cairo] Win32 Building

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Fri Oct 31 16:21:18 PDT 2008

Carl Worth wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-10-31 at 18:55 -0400, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>> When I was writing it, asking on #cairo suggested that no one does this, given
>> how hard it is to get git running on win32.  If we want to make it work with
>> that setup we need to store the generated .win32 files in git.  We generally
>> don't include any generated files in git, but not a big deal if people find it
>> useful.
> We entirely own the generating machinery, right?


> And it shouldn't change unless we actually add files to the Makefile.am?

The only time they change is when new backends are added or backends become

> In that case, I *might* be convinced to add the generated files, but it
> would be really annoying.
> Travis, if we are going to assume a user with git on their Windows
> machine, then what other tools can we also assume they have? A bash
> interpreter? Anything else?
> I'm just wondering how hard it would be to provide the generating
> machinery to such users.

One needs to be able to run configure.


> -Carl

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