[cairo] fixed_from_double speedup masking pixman traps problem

Bogdan Nicula bogdanni at hotmail.com
Tue Nov 21 04:49:36 PST 2006

>I should have mentioned that the old version of fixed_from_double
>overflowed just as 'easily' as the new one does. The difference is
>that the result of the overflow is different, which what Vlad meant by
>"we're getting different bogus values."

Of course I knew this.

May be it still is preferable to stop on overflow here rather than 
continuing with "bogus values", potentially corrupting memory. Remember, 
cairo is critical infrastructure.


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