[csw-maintainers] libcairo svg surface

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Sat Jul 25 18:07:12 CEST 2009

Hi John,

Am 23.07.2009 um 00:03 schrieb John Ellson:
> On 07/22/2009 05:15 PM, John Ellson wrote:
>> On 07/22/2009 04:55 PM, John Ellson wrote:
>>> Dago,
>>> Any chance you could rebuild cairo to include SVG support, please?
>>> I can take a shot at it if you like?
>> So apparently the reason its not provided is because there is a  
>> circular depdendency with librsvg ?
>> Why does a circular dependency matter?    Try to install either and  
>> you get both - where is the ambiguity?

Because neither pkg-get nor pkgutil will handle circular dependencies  

> It builds fine with svg enabled.  There is no library dependency on  
> librsvg.  I think it may just be a testing dependency.

Ok then, if it is not a dependency I guess it is ok. What does the  
rest of
the X11 team say?

Best regards

   -- Dago

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