[cairo] Static libraries not built correctly with llvm-gcc

Ryan Schmidt cairo-2011c at ryandesign.com
Wed Jun 22 16:39:34 PDT 2011

On Jun 20, 2011, at 14:21, Krzysztof Kosiński wrote:

> Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> The MacPorts project has received the following report that the cairo static libraries do not build correctly when the compiler is llvm-gcc (which is currently the default in MacPorts 2.0.0 beta 1 when running on the forthcoming Mac OS X 10.7 Lion):
>> https://trac.macports.org/ticket/29842
> This looks very much like a bug in the llvm-gcc toolchain's ranlib
> utility, not Cairo. Specifically it looks like the utility can't
> create static libraries (archives) which contain LLVM intermediate
> representation and are intended for link time optimizattion.

We've certainly encountered other problems with the Lion preview version of Xcode that we're not terribly worrying about for now. I guess we'll see when Lion is released (allegedly next month) if it's been fixed or if it's still a problem.

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