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

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Thu Apr 10 13:09:59 EDT 2014

The Northwestern snapshot broke, sorry about that. (The script's call to
"git submodule update" doesn't work for some reason; I've run it manually
and we should get a build tomorrow).


On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 9:57 AM, Neil Toronto <neil.toronto at gmail.com>wrote:

> This may have fixed the missing polygons in plots that I reported here for
> the v6.0 release:
>   http://lists.racket-lang.org/dev/archive/2013-December/013797.html
> The sphere plot here is fine, whereas I *think* it wasn't before:
> http://www.cs.utah.edu/plt/snapshots/current/doc/plot/
> intro.html?q=plot#%28part._.Renderer_and_.Plot_.Bounds%29
> 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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