[cairo] bugs building on Centos
alxtoth at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 5 21:33:32 PDT 2008
I am trying to build cairo on a shared server, without root access. Got the latest pixman.0.11.8 and cairo.1.64 versions. Pixman build goes fine (./configure --prefix=/home/alex/pixman + make + make install)
Cairo configure does not work as expected with
./configure --prefix=/home/alex/cairo --with-pixman=/home/alex/pixman
Unintuitive as it is, managed to set PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/home/alex/pixman
Still, it can't find the pixman headers : "cairoint.h:67:20: error: pixman.h: No such file or directory"
In /home/alex/pixman/include there is one more folder pixman-1 ?????
Did not manage to pass to ./configure the location of pixman headers . Had to manually copy the headers into cairo scr and got going
Now got the linker error:
*** Warning: Linking the shared library libcairo.la against the
*** static library ..//home/alex/pixman/pixman-0.11.8/libpixman-1-so.a is not portable!
Please advise how to compile
(And a very strong negative feedback to cairo and pixman developers about of pixman-1 and using the PKG_CONFIG_PATH instead of ./configure params)
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