Subject: Re: Seamonkey 1.1.4 incompatibility with latest glib2/pango/cairo
To: None <>
From: OBATA Akio <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/21/2007 16:31:40
Are you referring the same problem as reported in PR 37006?

On Fri, 21 Sep 2007 16:17:04 +0900, Vincent <> wrote:

> Hi there,
> I've been updating the glib2/gtk2 package to the new major versions
> (2.14.1/2.12.0). While rebuilding seamonkey, I got an error, due to the
> fact that the seamonkey package holds a proprietary copy of the cairo
> distribution (in the gfx subdirectory), copy which seems to be stale and
> not compatible with the pango version that was rebuilt after glib2 update.
> The trick is to remove an intermediate cache subdirectory which holds
> links to the gfx directory that holds the copy. With the links erased,
> the building process uses the right links stored in .buildlink/include
> instead of the local copy, and the build goes fine.
> Can the makefile be patched in order to do so automatically, because
> that stale copy rises errors twice during the build of seamonkey.
> TIA,
> Vincent

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