[Pixman] pixman on iOS

Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia jeremyhu at apple.com
Wed Nov 28 12:00:39 PST 2012

On Nov 28, 2012, at 11:52 AM, Siarhei Siamashka <siarhei.siamashka at gmail.com> wrote:

> Now it appears that this bug also affects mingw-w64, not just clang:
>    https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=57591
> I have sent a patch to change the order of checks, but another option
> to evaluate is to revert a069da6c66da407cc52e1e92321d69c68fd6beb5.
> Jeremy, it might look like I'm picking on you, but it would really help
> to get a confirmation that a069da6c66da407cc52e1e92321d69c68fd6beb5
> actually fixed some real problem on iOS. The commit message was a bit
> vague. Shit happens, I guess nobody here could have predicted that
> __declspec generally has such a weird behavior in modern compilers and
> everyone had time to review your patch before it got pushed. So it
> is not like you are the one to blame.

Oh, and yes a069da6c66da407cc52e1e92321d69c68fd6beb5 did fix a real problem caught by tinderbox.  pixman was failing to compile on my OS X + clang tinderbox.  I'm not sure why you asked specifically about iOS, but yes, it would fix the same failure building for iOS as it fixed building for OS X.


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