[cairo] cairo xgl backend ?

David Reveman davidr at novell.com
Thu May 5 04:41:17 PDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-05-05 at 12:52 +0200, cm wrote:
> Hello all,
>     I know David is working on the glitz backend for cairo
> and the other side he works on the Xgl xserver.
>     In the case of Xgl, glitz is server side being the XRENDER
> extension for Xgl so the question is : is it planned to have a
> XRENDER backend for cairo to be able to use cairo with Xgl ?

The xlib backend is basically a xrender backend, it uses xrender for all
drawing operations but still works without xrender as it can use image

xlib backend works fine with Xgl. xlib backend on Xgl gives you pretty
much the same speed as the glitz backend.


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