cairo reqs

Jakub Bogusz qboosh at
Thu Jun 18 19:48:38 CEST 2015

On Sun, Jun 07, 2015 at 08:55:35PM +0300, Elan Ruusamäe wrote:
> On 31.05.2015 14:02, Tomasz Pala wrote:
> >is that all really necessary? Mesa-whatever, libdrm, xorg-whatever
> >(pciaccess), hwdata, pciutils, kmod, wayland just to have rrdtool seems
> >to be some massive overkill for drawing some stats...
> ...
> >Why did we enable this GL backend? We should ship at least a version
> >without gl, tee and xml as they are mostly useless in real life:
> >
> >(oops, tee seems to be required by firefox). While xml doesn't pull much
> >overhead, it is all about this gl... As the upstream didn't manage to
> >split this for 4 years now:
> >
> >
> >
> >couldn't we just disable this *experimental* backend?
> go ahead and disable experimental backends. i don't see anyone objecting
> and the GL deps slipping into my servers is also what i despise.

weston GL clients (e.g. weston-screensaver) use cairo-egl with cairo-gl or

Nothing critical, but also not useless.

Jakub Bogusz

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