[cairo] ANN: pycairo release 1.11.0 now available

Christoph Reiter reiter.christoph at gmail.com
Thu Apr 13 06:59:12 UTC 2017

On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 1:28 AM, Stuart Axon <stuaxo2 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> This is fantastic, I'll definitely be testing this.

Please do.

> I meant to do something similar, but got stuck as I'm too weak on building
> native libs.
> I did, however collected this list of pycairo patches on github and
> bugzilla:
> https://github.com/stuaxo/py2cairo/wiki

Thanks. Looks helpful.

> +1 on moving to distutils to build, this will make things easier for python
> devs, I tried not following advice to do this and it made things more
> difficult.
> Moving forward, getting .WHL builds working for Windows would be a big plus
> for ease of installation,

I don't have any experience with building Python extensions using MSVC
so any help in that area is appreciated. The new release is already in
msys2 at least (https://github.com/Alexpux/MINGW-packages/pull/2390),
but packages aren't published yet.

> It's probably worth mentioning @LDO's Qairah in the README, as it looks like
> a great choice for greenfield apps, having some nice improvements/changes to
> the API.

Will do, thanks.

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