[cairo] Discovering pattern types

Carl Worth cworth at cworth.org
Tue Dec 13 09:25:20 PST 2005

On Tue, 13 Dec 2005 14:01:19 +0100, Murray Cumming wrote:
> But how could I, for instance, discover what type an existing
> cairo_pattern_t has (from a cairo_*_get_*() function), so I can create
> an instance of the appropriate wrapper type?

There's missing API here.

None of it is hard to add. It's just blocking on a decision for what
the API should look like. We've had some discussion about it in the
past, which you can find in this bugzilla entry:


and in the mailing list thread it points to.

Opinions from those who need this as to what the API should look like
would be helpful.

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