[Mono-devel-list] Mono CVS build requirements.
Miguel de Icaza
miguel at ximian.com
Wed Oct 15 09:56:48 EDT 2003
> > Hello guys,
> > Today the new System.Drawing code written by Alexandre has
> > landed on
> > CVS. This adds a new build dependency on
> > Cairo(www.cairographics.org).
> > You can either get rpms (or src rpms) from:
> This adds many dependencies to Mono. Is it possible to
> make usage of this library configurable? No server based
> application needs System.Drawing (or am I wrong?).
> I know I can remove it from the Makefiles but that seems
> to be no clean way.
Modern server-based apps use System.Drawing, for example, consider web
sites that render graphics. The same graphic components available
commercially for rendering on the screen can render to a bitmap
intended to be used for web applications.
Look at asp.net for various samples of System.Drawing apps.
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