[Mono-dev] Is libgdiplus on Mac OS X possible without the X11 dependency?

Geoff Norton gnorton at novell.com
Sat Jun 7 09:59:47 EDT 2008

On Sat, 2008-06-07 at 14:46 +0100, Christian Stümpel wrote:
> I bundle my app with mono libraries and stumbled upon the X11  
> dependencies of the libgdiplus. X11 installation on Mac OS X is  
> optional, so I cannot rely on it being installed.
> I'd like to have a self-contained application.
> Why are the X11 libraries needed by libgdiplus?
> Is there a way to compile libgdiplus without them?
> How can I package my app to not depend on the X libraries?

Someone would need to do all of the work to remove fontconfig/freetype
interspersions with the text code in gdi+ to use quartz-font directly.


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