[cairo] PDF Metadata

Adrian Johnson ajohnson at redneon.com
Fri Jan 1 06:21:43 PST 2010

Chris wrote:
> Hi all,
> The main reason I looked into compiling cairo myself is because I 
> require PDF metadata in the PDFs that cairo produces. Since I can't get 
> cairo to compile on msys/mingw myself, I'm wondering if metadata 
> functionality is still planned?
> I saw a patch attached in 2007:
> http://lists.cairographics.org/archives/cairo/2007-September/011441.html
> Since then I've seen various additions to the roadmap to include 
> metadata but so far as I can tell it never came to fruition. Is this 
> still within the realm of possibility?
> PS: If anybody has a msys/mingw setup that works for building cairo, I'd 
> love to know how you did it!

The best instructions I've found for building with mingw on windows is:


See also http://www.cairographics.org/building_cairo_with_jhbuild_on_win32/

> Thanks,
> Christopher

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