[Mono-osx] Building libgdiplus on OS X

Alex Shulgin alexander.shulgin at yessoftware.com
Tue Jun 2 03:07:06 EDT 2009

Lee V. Andrus wrote:
> I am inclined toward fixing things that actually do not work or do not  
> work well (like bugs and missing pieces in the Carbon Driver) more  
> than eliminating build-time dependencies.  Can you give me an idea of  
> the scope of the change that would require?  Would it require  
> rewriting gdi+ as implied by the comment line I quoted above?

Actually, there's already a patch in trunk/libgdiplus to use pango 
instead of freetype2/fontconfig, but it's not complete--the level of 
text rendering support is worse than current level w/o the patch.  You 
can try --with-pango=yes to enable this patch.


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