[gccsdk] Cairo for RISC OS

Peter Naulls peter at chocky.org
Mon May 26 01:11:39 BST 2008

Michael Gerbracht wrote:
> In article <48383770.40805 at chocky.org>, Peter Naulls <peter at chocky.org> wrote:
>> Michael Gerbracht wrote:
>>> Can somebody tell me where I can find some information about Cairo for
>>> RISC OS? In this list I could not find much information and also google
>>> didn't help.
>> The "not much information" you already saw is probably about it:
>> http://www.riscos.info/pipermail/gcc/2008-March/004295.html
>> What further were you after?
> Yes, this posting I meant. 
> Is the RISC OS port in some kind of useable state? Can you produce already
> some images with it? Is it limited in the way that you can use only a
> fraction of its facilities, e.g. create only black rectangles or so. Or is is
> limited in the supported output formats? Are there any plans for draw output
> (I know that draw does not support all features of Cairo, like multi-colour
> fills, transparency, clipping...).

Short answer is no to everything.  Nothing has changed since I made that
post.   I've put up the stuff I have to date:


I can't really tell you anything meaningful about what I've done; if you
felt it was best to start from scratch, that'd be fine too.  If you're
going to wait for me to do anything further on this, it could be some


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