making cairo mandatory in vcl

Caolán McNamara caolanm at
Thu Nov 19 03:14:10 PST 2015

On Thu, 2015-11-19 at 11:16 +0100, Riccardo Magliocchetti wrote:
> We should now link against cairo and the system one is usually linked 
> against X11. So i think i'm going to just build the libo shipped one 
> and see how it goes.

Yeah, that's a fair point. system cairo itself typically links to X11
and sucks that in. Not sure if there could eventually be a route for
distros to split libcairo into X/non-X bits without losing backwards
compatibility. Hopefully for your specific use case bundled cairo will
solve that.


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