[cairo] Request: Separate FreeType and Fontconfig

Ian Britten britten at caris.com
Fri Mar 6 13:08:56 PST 2009

Behdad Esfahbod wrote:

>> Would it be possible to separate the existing FreeType/Fontconfig
>> dependencies into two distinct dependencies, with the goal of being
>> able to use FreeType with Cairo, but not requiring Fontconfig?

> There has been patches submitted to the list to do that.  Though they are
> outdated by now.  It's in my long term plan to fix this, but for now your best
> bet is to get fontconfig working for you.

Good to know - Thanks.
We've been able to get fontconfig building, and although it's a
redundant dependency (That has to be approved/tracked/etc by our
software processes... sigh), it'll do until the change is made  ;)

Many thank to all!

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