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Re: [HEADS UP] cairo downgraded
On Tue, Oct 09, 2012 at 04:51:40AM -0400, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> > > I've updated cairo to 1.12.4 yesterday, but it causes problems on OS X
> > > Lion and NetBSD (too old Xserver, I guess), so I had to revert it.
> > FTR, it also doesn't build on netbsd-5; the SHM stuff needs to be
> > disabled.
> > This is not because netbsd-5's native X doesn't have the SHM
> > extension, which is one of the older X extensions around; it's because
> > x11-links is broken.
> Use modular (pkgsrc) Xorg instead of native? That would get around the
> problem of x11-links, which was a never-ending source of problems building
> packages from pkgsrc. Then maybe current version of graphics/cairo would
> work right?
It might, but taking that route officially would amount to abandoning
support for native X on netbsd-5, which is not something I think we're
ready to do.
David A. Holland
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