[racket-dev] Native graphics libraries upgraded for Windows and Mac OS X (was Re: Windows GTK version conflicts with GObjectIntrospection)

From: Neil Toronto (neil.toronto at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Apr 10 10:57:37 EDT 2014

This may have fixed the missing polygons in plots that I reported here 
for the v6.0 release:


The sphere plot here is fine, whereas I *think* it wasn't before:


But I really need to see the Northwestern snapshot. Yesterday's is still 
missing the polygon for that plot. Today's build isn't finished, though. 
According to previous build logs, it should be by now.

Neil ⊥

On 04/10/2014 05:01 AM, Matthew Flatt wrote:
> I've *finally* upgraded the native Windows and Mac OS X libraries for
> the drawing stack, including GLib, Cairo, and Pango.
> I've upgraded the libraries for the development version, but not for
> the upcoming v6.0.1 release, because I'd like to test the new versions
> for a cycle before putting them in a release. The Utah snapshot page
> has builds using the new libraries:
>   http://www.cs.utah.edu/plt/snapshots/
> I built all the libraries from source this time, instead of taking
> Windows binaries from www.gtk.org, and so the builds use the same
> version and configurations for all platforms. For example, the Mac OS X
> builds now include FreeType. See "racket/src/native-libs/README.txt"
> for more information.
> In case there are still any Mac OS X PPC users, the minimum supported
> version of Mac OS X is now 10.5 instead of 10.4. (Version 10.5 was
> already the minimum version for Intel, for reasons that I can't
> remember.)
> At Mon, 14 Oct 2013 21:34:19 -0600, Matthew Flatt wrote:
>> I haven't had a chance to look into this, but it's still on my list.
>> At Sun, 06 Oct 2013 11:48:57 +0400, Roman Klochkov wrote:
>>>   Can we upgrade GTK version in the next windows bundle?
>>> Or at least GLib and GObject.
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