[Pixman] pixman on iOS

cu cairouser at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 29 08:24:45 PDT 2015

I wish I could. I am a C developer, and the end of my skills lies well
above anything assembly-related.

I know iOS is not a big player in the OS world ;) - but if anyone else
wants to take a stab at it, I'll help in any way possible.

Ben Avison wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:16:26 +0100, cu <cairouser at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> It sounds as though, unless something changed dramatically, iOS tools
>> are still not compatible with assembler used in pixman so they are
>> unlikely to work.
> Pixman's assembly is written in GNU as format. I guess that your iOS
> toolchain requires Clang format assembly and that Pixman's build system
> can't convert between the two.
> This isn't a problem that's confined to Pixman, of course. I'm aware
> that the Libav project has written a tool to do the conversion, called
> gas-preprocessor. There may be other solutions, but I'd suggest you give
> that a try. If you manage to integrate it into the Pixman build system,
> then I expect other people would welcome such an enhancement.
> Ben
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