[cairo] pixman-1.pc provides wrong libname

Soeren Sandmann sandmann at daimi.au.dk
Tue Aug 28 08:29:09 PDT 2007

Dennis Heuer <dh at triple-media.com> writes:

> i had a hell lot of trouble with the newest xorg-server because it just
> didn't want to install. first i thought that i have a wrong libpixman
> (didn't understand that pixman is actually equivalent to libpixman.
> possibly a new official release outside ftp.x.org with a short info
> about the namechange could help other people to not confuse things up.)
> however, that wasn't the real problem. after putting some links at the
> right places to let xorg-server take pixman-1.pc instead of the checked
> for pixman.pc, things first seemed to work. however, only the header
> file was found correctly. this is, to make a cut here, because the file
> pixman-1.pc provides -lpixman instead of -lpixman-1. in result,
> xorg-server always found the old version and caused bad reference
> calls.

Yes, it is unfortunate that the released version of the X server
( doesn't work with any released version of pixman. I hope
this will go away when the next version of the X server is released.


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