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From Pedro Giffuni <>
Subject Re: Is cairo still used in OpenOffice?
Date Fri, 24 Feb 2012 01:36:44 GMT

On 02/23/12 11:22, Andre Fischer wrote:
> Hi Pedro,
> Looking at configure and canvas/source/cairo/ reveals that 
> cairo canvas is built when you call configure with the switches
>   --enable-cairo
>   --enable-cairo-canvas
> As the cairo sources are no longer present in ext_sources/ this can 
> only work when cairo is pre-installed.
> I did not check if this still works but maybe we should give it a try 
> on Linux (and maybe FreeBSD)?

FreeBSD's port by default does:

--with-system-cairo --enable-cairo

That enables the cairo canvas and it builds.

FWIW, I think in X.Org nowadays you can safely assume you
have cairo so we should probably enable this by default for



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