[cairo] Errors building Cairo and Pixman under Cygwin

Ryan Schmidt cairo-2009a at ryandesign.com
Fri Apr 10 04:58:16 PDT 2009

On Apr 10, 2009, at 06:49, John C. Turnbull wrote:

>> With Pixman, running the “./configure” appears to work fine but  
>> when I run “make” I get these errors:
>> $ make
>> make  all-recursive
>> make[1]: Entering directory `/home/John/pixman-0.14.0'
>> Making all in pixman
>> make[2]: Entering directory `/home/John/pixman-0.14.0/pixman'
>> /bin/sh ../libtool --tag=CC   --mode=compile gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H - 
>>  libpixman_1_la-pixman-access.lo -MD -MP -MF .deps/libpixman_1_la- 
>> pixman-access.Tpo -c -o libpixman_1_la-pixman-access.lo
>>  `test -f 'pixman-access.c' || echo './'`pixman-access.c
>> ../libtool: line 852: X--tag=CC: command not found
>> ../libtool: line 885: libtool: ignoring unknown tag : command not  
>> found
> Can’t anyone suggest a reason for this behaviour?  For some reason  
> libtool is inserting ‘X’ in the command options where it isn’t  
> wanted.  All I am doing is “./configure” followed by “make” in a  
> Cygwin environment on Windows Vista.

I had that error recently with another software package. Not sure if  
this is what's happening to you, but in my case, my libtool was built  
to use gsed, but gsed had been removed from the system, so libtool  
was failing all over the place.


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