[Rd] Possible To Enable Building R With Cairo But Without X11 Dependencies?

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd @ending from debi@n@org
Thu Jul 26 03:35:13 CEST 2018

On 25 July 2018 at 21:04, Stephen Marsh wrote:
| So the Homebrew community dropped support for --with-cairo which is a shame
| because --without-x --with-cairo is an important combination for any
| environment that might need to generate graphics without X11 (or related)
| dependencies (macOS, headless linux servers).

For headless use on Linux, just build as usual and run via `xvfb-run`. If you
need to create cairo-based graphics, install one of the (at least two) cairo
device packages from CRAN.


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