[cairo-bugs] [Bug 11529] Performance of cairo is not good without XRender extension

bugzilla-daemon at freedesktop.org bugzilla-daemon at freedesktop.org
Tue Jul 10 11:53:49 PDT 2007


cworth at cworth.org changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |NOTABUG

------- Comment #3 from cworth at cworth.org  2007-07-10 11:53 PST -------
(In reply to comment #2)
> The poor performance is _primarily_ due to your X server, not cairo.
> Cairo was designed to match the semantics of (and thus take advantage of) the X
> Render extension. Compatibility with XRender-less X servers was implemented to
> ease the transition, but making cairo _fast_ on XRender-less X servers has
> never been a goal, AFAIK.

Perfectly said, Daniel.

We'd gladly accept patches to improve the performance, but it's not
something that I'm aware that anyone is planning to work on.

Closing as not a bug.


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