[cairo] Cairo support for Mac OS 10.4
programmingkidx at gmail.com
Fri Jan 13 15:38:06 UTC 2017
On Jan 13, 2017, at 4:14 AM, Andrea Canciani wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 7:05 AM, G 3 <programmingkidx at gmail.com>
> There are still plenty of Mac OS 10.4 users out there who would
> like to continue using the latest version of cairo. Please bring
> back support for Mac OS 10.4.
> Last time this was discussed, there seemed to be little interest in
> keeping 10.4 working, especially because over time it has become
> increasingly harder to find a test environment. Do you happen to
> have access to a CI solution that offers 10.4?
> Another option would be to have one of those 10.4 users involved in
> the Quartz backend maintainance.
> For some previous discussion, see https://bugs.freedesktop.org/
> In theory this commit should make cairo work on 10.4 again https://
> Conversely, https://cgit.freedesktop.org/~ranma42/cairo/commit/?
> h=wip/remove-10.4&id=66b5419704aa1971c77de764fd94b2f7d2a05b76 would
> be a much-belated cleanup that could occur if support for 10.4 was
> explicitly and intentionally dropped.
Thank you very much for this information. Given the very few
differences between the Mac OS 10.4 code and the newer code, why not
support both? I few #ifdef's would make this possible.
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