[cairo] cairo-trace core dump

Maarten Bosmans mkbosmans at gmail.com
Fri Jan 21 05:18:24 PST 2011

2011/1/21 Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>:
> On Thu, 20 Jan 2011 12:22:06 -0500, Jennifer Adams <jma at cola.iges.org> wrote:
>> A recent thread on 'performance tuning questions' is relevant for me
>> as well. I have noticed significant performance difference between the
>> cairo installation of macports (on OSX 10.5.8) and and a build I did
>> myself, following the guidelines outlined at http://cairographics.org/end_to_end_build_for_mac_os_x
>> I cannot get cairo-trace to work. The error message I'm getting is:
>>  > cairo-trace hello
>> Assertion failed: (cairo_pdf_surface_create_real != NULL), function
>> cairo_pdf_surface_create, file trace.c, line 4310.
>> /opt/local/bin/cairo-trace: line 136: 80818 Abort trap
>> (core dumped) CAIRO_TRACE_OUTDIR=`pwd` "$@"
> It is complaining that it can't find the real symbol for
> 'cairo_pdf_surface_create' in its library path. Which suggests that you
> need to set your LD_LIBRARY_PATH before running cairo-trace. (I presume it
> is the same env.var on OS/X as it is on Linux.) E.g.
> export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib

If I recall correctly, it is DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH on OSX.

> Hope this helps and if you do manage to grab a trace of your application,
> please do consider submitting it to cairo-traces.
> -Chris
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