[cairo] Bug in _cairo_xlib_surface_create_similar

Carl Worth cworth at cworth.org
Thu May 18 07:39:07 PDT 2006

On Thu, 18 May 2006 19:32:22 +1200, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> Carl, in the thread I'm replying to I posted a patch to
> _cairo_xlib_surface_create_similar which has not been merged but is
> still in Mozilla's cairo. Perhaps you could take a look at it.

Thanks for reminding me.

I haven't looked closely at the patch yet, but it did receive this
comment from Owen the first time around:

> Well, actually one opinion on the patch, from a quick glance.
> It's very much wrong to create an image surface when you can't
> create a surface with matching depth... let the X server decide
> it can't accelerate that.

And that seems a very legitimate complaint. Do you have any response
(in an updated patch or further justification)?

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