[Xcb] [cairo] cairo + xcb binaries

Julien Danjou julien at danjou.info
Tue Dec 9 01:50:21 PST 2008

At 1228814337 time_t, Bernie Innocenti wrote:
> FWIW, Fedora is not enabling the xcb backend because apparently it
> changes the ABI of libcairo.so:
>   https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=465759
> This prevents the window manager Awesome from appearing in Fedora 10.
>  Ubuntu Intrepid has it though, and seems to ship an XCB enabled
> version of Cairo.

That's bullshit as far as I know.
Debian enabled it without any ABI breakage nor transition

> > I'm running ubuntu 7.04 at the moment. But I don't mind targeting
> > later builds if necessary.
> If you're working with bleeding edge technology, you might want a
> bleeding edge distro shipping the latest upstream releases of Cairo
> and XCB.

Debian has everything.

Julien Danjou
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