[cairo] cairo release 1.10.0, upgrade

Alexander Shulgin alex.shulgin at gmail.com
Mon Sep 6 21:46:03 PDT 2010

2010/9/6 necko necko <opustenom at hotmail.com>:
> As Ubuntu user, to use cairo I only followed the steps from
> http://www.cairographics.org/download/
> (typed sudo apt-get install libcairo2-dev ) That was one
> month ago.
> What would be the way to make use of the latest cairo release?

Something like this:

1. Download the release tarball from

2. Unpack to, e.g. ~/src

3. cd ~/src/cairo-1.10.0

4. ./configure --prefix=$HOME

Note that installing to the default /usr/local may break your system,
hence the --prefix.

5. make

6. make install


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