[cairo] [patch] caching, glyph, font, and glyphset patch, round 2

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Mon Oct 11 10:23:43 PDT 2004

Around 13 o'clock on Oct 11, "Gustavo J. A. M. Carneiro" wrote:

> Wow, so much memory increase... any chance this memory (glyph cache)
> can be shared between all applications, somehow?  That is, if it doesn't
> incur much performance hit due to semaphores, or anything like that...

If most rendering is going to the screen, cairo can discard the actual 
pixel data after sending it to the X server which *does* share the images 
among multiple applications.  I'm pretty sure the current cache code 
doesn't do that yet.


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