making cairo mandatory in vcl

Riccardo Magliocchetti riccardo.magliocchetti at
Thu Nov 19 09:15:46 PST 2015

Il 19/11/2015 15:00, Khaled Hosny ha scritto:
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 11:14:10AM +0000, Caolán McNamara wrote:
>> 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.
> Just wondering what issues this linking would cause apart from having to
> install (unused) X11 libs to satisfy the dependency?

unused X libraries may not big deal but in this specific case we are adding 
cairo and its dependencies too. And it's quite ironic to require X when building 
with --without-x, isn't it? :)

Riccardo Magliocchetti

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