Merge branch 'meson-redundant-version_compare' into 'master'

meson: Remove useless version_compare()

See merge request !267
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Preparing environment
Running on RUNNER-XWXYRIKT via
Getting source from Git repository
$ git config --global http.version 'HTTP/1.1'
Fetching changes...
Initialized empty Git repository in C:/builds/cairo/cairo/.git/
Created fresh repository.
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