[cairo] performance of cairo in a larger application

Jost Boekemeier jost2345 at yahoo.de
Sat Jun 19 03:09:42 PDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-06-18 at 20:00, Evan Martin wrote:

> (My memory is a bit fuzzy, but:) when an expose comes in, GTK
> creates/manages the pixmap, then sends the drawing signal; your app
> draws on that, and when that signal finishes emission GTK blits the
> pixmap onto the window.  So it always updates immediately, not in an
> idle handler.

Yes, you're right.  It's the dirty areas and generation of expose events
which are handled there.


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