pixman and perl

Frédéric L. W. Meunier lists2006 at pervalidus.net
Thu Oct 22 11:09:11 PDT 2009

On Thu, 22 Oct 2009, John Taylor wrote:

> Stephan Raue wrote:
>> Hi John,
>> i dont think pixman need perl. i can compile Xorg without perl.
> I have pixman-0.16.2. During the configure stage, it clearly says:
> configure: error: Perl is required to build pixman.
> I hope I'm wrong.

The perl references are in pixman/Makefile.am. Looking at 
pixman-combine32.c, you should only need perl if compiling from 

When I run make using the 0.16.2 tarball, there is no sign of 
perl in the build sequence.

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