[cairo] Lander Game

Alex Mac lots.of.mailing.lists at gmail.com
Mon Jan 8 15:29:43 PST 2007

On 08/01/07, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-01-08 at 18:07 -0500, Alex Mac wrote:
> >
> >
> > Anyway, rendering to an image surface only seems to provide a small
> > improvement in performance, It's still slower than Qt4.
> You shouldn't render to an image surface.  Do it to a surface created
> using cairo_surface_create_similar(), passing in your destination
> surface.  This way you get a pixmap in the X server instead of a local
> image, so the image does not have to be transferred to the X server at
> all.

that sounds better, but I cant see any way of doing that in pycairo.
Is it possible for whoever is in charge of pycairo to generate some
API docs for it?

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