[cairo] Render EXTEND_REPEAT bug is back...

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Fri Jan 25 13:45:38 PST 2008

On Fri, 2008-01-25 at 16:12 -0500, Vladimir Vukicevic wrote:
> It looks like that the ati/radeon driver is hit by the old  
> 'buggy_repeat' bug, even with a new X server.  I've got Xorg,  
> radeon driver 6.7.197 and a more recent one built from git yesterday;  
> both show the bug.  (Tested with https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=41358.)


> Any thoughts on what we can do about this?  Is there a way to grab the  
> name/version of the currently in-use display driver for a given  
> display with some Xorg extension?  Ideally this would get fixed in the  
> radeon driver, but this bug is present in the most recent shipping  
> linux distros; unless they were all willing to backport and release an  
> update, we may still need a workaround.

I don't see ati/radeon mentioned in the xtrace log of a cairo session.
Don't think there's much more query API than what we already call..

Maybe cworth can sit down with ajax at LCA and track this one down and
fix it.  Carl?

>      - Vlad


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