[cairo] Question on Cairo installation error

suzuki toshiya mpsuzuki at hiroshima-u.ac.jp
Thu Aug 2 03:48:57 PDT 2012

I guess you've not installed Xrender library.

Nurman S wrote:
> Hello all,
> First time joining the mailing list. Have a problem with the cairo
> installation and would like to seek some advice.
> This is for linux platform.
> I installed pixman (0.26.0) without problem.
> I also ran command 'export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig'. It
> seemed to fix the error on not being able to locate pixman during cairo's
> ./configure phase.
> For the cairo installation (latest version - 1.12.2), I ran ./configure
> then make. I got the following error:
> cairo-xlib-source.c: In function 'color_source':
> cairo-xlib-source.c:424: error: implicit declaration of function
> 'XRenderCreateSolidFill'
> cairo-xlib-source.c:424: warning: nested extern declaration of
> 'XRenderCreateSolidFill'
> make[3]: *** [cairo-xlib-source.lo] Error 1
> What is the cause of the above error? Do I need to install any other
> packages prior?
> Thank you in advance for your help.
> Nurm

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