[cairo] Carl, please add an extra methond in Cairo

David Reveman davidr at novell.com
Sun Aug 14 07:15:33 PDT 2005

On Sat, 2005-08-13 at 22:30 +0800, Jackey Yang wrote:
> Carl,
> Would you mind to add the following patch into cvs, so we can get a glitz 
> surface from a cairo surface. It may not necessary for most of you guys but 
> we do. I think this method will be widely used when there are more 
> applications based on cairo*^_^*. Thx lots, nice day.

Is this more than just a convenience thing that allows you to not keep
track of the glitz_surface_t yourself?

The only additional functionality I can think of is that you can get the
glitz_surface_t from a cairo_surface_t created using
cairo_surface_create_similar but if you really need the glitz_surface_t
you shouldn't be using create_similar but instead

If it's just a convenience thing, have you considered using


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