Re: Cairo-1.2.6 required

On Tue, 2007-01-23 at 10:56 -0700, Elijah Newren wrote:
> On 1/23/07, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad behdad org> wrote:
> > I brought it up on IRC with the release team a couple devel releases
> > ago.  With J5 in fact.  We were supposed to switch over to the cairo
> > snapshot due that day, but that snapshot was delayed, and seems like the
> > move got completely forgotten.
> >
> > I here propose that GNOME 2.18 depend on cairo 1.4.  To facilitate
> > testing, the beta release due tomorrow should require the latest cairo
> > 1.3 snapshot.
> >
> > Cairo 1.4 is currently scheduled for the end of January.  Possibly
> > slipping over, but I think we can commit to releasing it before Feb 12
> > which is the deadline for next GNOME beta release.  Carl?  Note that no
> > major work is expected between the current snapshots and 1.4.  Only a
> > few bugs to fix.  Does that sound good enough, Elijah?
> Sounds good to me, but there is (at least) one issue.  Do
> pycairo-1.2.6 and cairomm-1.2.4 work with cairo-1.3.x?  I don't see
> any pycairo-1.3.x or cairomm-1.3.x at either
> or
>, so I'm worried about breaking
> gtkmm and pygtk.  cairo-java and the perl equivalent may have similar
> issues...  Does anyone have any more details on this?

I don't think there's any problem for cairomm. The cairo API is stable.

Murray Cumming
murrayc murrayc com

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