[cairo] Dependency libs

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Wed Sep 16 17:27:03 UTC 2020

Cairo uses libpng if the PNG read/write functions are enabled.

iconv is not a direct dependency of cairo. I'm guessing that fontconfig
brings it in.


On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 5:11 AM John Emmas <john at creativepost.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi there - is this mailing list still active or has it all moved to a
> forum now ?
> Basically, I built cairo several years ago using MSVC.  At the time I
> only built as 32-bit but I'd now like to try a 64-bit build.
> At the time, cairo had several dependencies:- pixman, zlib, freetype and
> fontconfig (which I built from source code).  And there were a couple of
> others (png and iconv) for which I used pre-built dev libraries.
> Are png and iconv still needed?  Up to now, the only one I've looked for
> is iconv but I can't seem to find development libs for it any more :-(
> John
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