[cairo-bugs] [Bug 10750] New: Cairo does not yet support Depth: 8, e.g. VNC

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Tue Apr 24 16:22:03 PDT 2007


           Summary: Cairo does not yet support Depth: 8, e.g. VNC
           Product: cairo
           Version: 1.4.5
          Platform: x86-64 (AMD64)
        OS/Version: Linux (All)
            Status: NEW
          Severity: blocker
          Priority: high
         Component: xlib backend
        AssignedTo: cworth at cworth.org
        ReportedBy: georgef4 at hp.com
         QAContact: cairo-bugs at cairographics.org

Lots of people use 'vncserver -depth 8'   to avoid shipping lots of bits long
distances across the net.  Yet metacity dies with this error: *********

~% metacity
Window manager warning: Log level 32: could not find XKB extension.
Error: Cairo does not yet support the requested image format:  ***********
        Depth: 8
        Alpha mask: 0x00000000
        Red   mask: 0x00000007
        Green mask: 0x00000038
        Blue  mask: 0x000000c0
Please file an enhacement request (quoting the above) at:
metacity: cairo-image-surface.c:155: _cairo_format_from_pixman_format:
Assertion `NOT_REACHED' failed.

% metacity --version
version 2.16.0

Thank you.

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