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Re: pkg/43969: graphics/cairo does not build on netbsd-4

The following reply was made to PR pkg/43969; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Brownlee <>
To: Izumi Tsutsui <>
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Subject: Re: pkg/43969: graphics/cairo does not build on netbsd-4
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 2010 14:49:01 +0000

 An up to date renderproto is going to need an up to date libXrender
 which is likely to need several other libraries updated, at which
 point it's probably easier and more maintainable to switch to modular
 on balance that might not be a bad longterm plan, but for now native
 free *should* be working again now
 On Saturday, 18 December 2010, Izumi Tsutsui 
<> wrote:
 >> It involves tweaking the x11/renderproto to include a
 >> new x11/renderproto9,
 >> and specifically patching renderproto9's render.h to report
 >> RENDER_MINOR of 9 rather than 10.
 > I wonder what package actually require partially updated x11/Xrender,
 > not native /usr/X11R6/lib/ with RENDER_MINOR=8.
 > If it has been added only for pkg-config file,
 > it's better to create faked renderproto.pc file
 > as libXau and libxdmcp does.
 > (XFree doesn't have independent *proto package?)
 > If we still need renderproto package, I think
 > it's better to use the latest Xorg ones and
 > add faked x11.pc file to configure newer Xrender.
 > ---
 > Izumi Tsutsui

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