[cairo] Cairo+Direct3D interaction bug and fix (x86 FPU precision)

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Mon Oct 16 06:37:45 PDT 2006

On Mon, 2006-10-16 at 09:08 -0400, Pauli Ojala wrote:

> Although in this case it was all Microsoft's fault, it might still be useful if
> Cairo took into account the possibility that the x87 FPU is in single-precision
> mode. Even just doing a simple test and printing out a big warning in case the
> expected epsilon rounds to zero might spare a lot of time for someone who's
> trying to use Direct3D. And there may also be other platforms out there where
> doubles are really floats, so Cairo would be better prepared for that.




> Best regards,
> Pauli Ojala


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