[cairo] Re: pycairo: bug: surface_create_for_pixbuf swaps colors

Steve Chaplin stevech1097 at yahoo.com.au
Wed Aug 10 08:48:15 PDT 2005

On Mon, 2005-08-08 at 20:59 -0700, Bertram Felgenhauer wrote:
>         Hi
>         (this is based on an discussion on IRC)
>         surface_create_for_pixbuf() assumes that gdk's and cairo's
>         memory
>         layout for images are compatible. This is, in fact, not the
>         case.
>         On little endian machines, the red and green will be swapped.
>         On big endian machines, the alpha channels and color
>         components
>         will be mixed up more badly.
>         The function seems pretty useless as is, could it be removed?
>         Bertram
I've just removed it.

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