[cairo] Can't build Cairo/Pixman

Dan Maartens dan.maartens at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 12:25:09 PDT 2009

Thanks for the reply. Is there a configuration option to disable  
pixman's tests? Otherwise I'm not sure how to get around the  
dependency on pango.


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On Mar 24, 2009, at 11:58 AM, Ralph Giles <giles at ghostscript.com> wrote:

> 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?
> -r

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