[cairo] Can't build Cairo/Pixman

Ralph Giles giles at ghostscript.com
Tue Mar 24 11:58:56 PDT 2009

2009/3/24 Dan Maartens <dan.maartens at gmail.com>:

> I'm facing many levels of build dependency problems and am stuck. I need
> Cairo 1.8.6 for GTK+, but Cairo requires Pixman (I'm using 0.14) which
> cannot build due to an undefined reference in pango (g_assertion_message).
> This is being done on SuSE 10.3.

Pixman doesn't depend directly on pango; it just uses GTK for some of
the self-tests, and GTK depends on pango.

Can you avoid the issue by just not building the tests, until you have
GTK bootstrapped?


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