[cairo] [cairo/glitz] glitz patches?

Luo Jinghua sunmoon1997 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 23:30:42 PST 2008

On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 12:48 AM, Paolo Bonzini <bonzini at gnu.org> wrote:
>>> 1) is there a reason why the infamous 16.6/24.8 fixed point patch has
>>> never been applied to Cairo (attached)?  With this patch I can run
>>> cairogears pretty well with only a failure on the GRAD test.
>> I'm not cairo maintainer, but I think glitz needs some improvements
>> before we can be apply this patch. I currently working to improve error
>> management in glitz especially when we access a resource which is not
>> available anymore.
> Yes, but how is this related?  The patch only solves a mismatch between
> data formats, which would have to be fixed anyway.  The surface would
> still be experimental, but at least it would more or less work.

I agree with paolo. Without the patch glitz surface doesn't work at
all which is
bad, even worse programs using it will crash sooner or later.

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