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Old 10-07-2006, 11:50 PM   #1
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cairo in testing


What is the purpose of the cairo in testing?

Does installing the cairo package gives you a cairo enabled gtk package?

Do I need to change anything else (xorg.conf etc) in order to take advantage of cairo?

Thanks in advance.

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Old 10-08-2006, 12:32 AM   #2
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If you wish a cairo-enabled gtk+2 package, you need to install this cairo package. Next, you need to rebuild the pango package first and then the gtk+2 one. You do not need to modify the xorg.conf file.
 
Old 10-08-2006, 12:42 AM   #3
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Yes but Slack has been using Cairo for a long time already. The one in testing/ is the 1.2.x tree, whereas Slack uses 1.0.x. Obviously Pat didn't find the new one stable enough to get into Slackkware 11.0 (and judging by the Cairo changelogs, he seems to be right).
 
Old 10-08-2006, 12:43 AM   #4
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There's also a cairo package in /l.

Edit: too slow.
 
Old 10-08-2006, 05:19 PM   #5
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Thank you all.

I don't think I will mess with the defaults. A removepkg is in order
 
  


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