[cairo] [cairo-commit] 5 commits - src/cairo-xlib-surface.c
spitzak at thefoundry.co.uk
Fri Oct 3 19:06:59 PDT 2008
> On Tue, 2008-09-30 at 14:56 -0700, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>> [xlib] Start a new glyph element every 128 glyphs
>> Xrender has limits at 252 glyphs. We play safe and fast and limit
>> elements to 128 glyphs. That's plenty, no measurable performance
>> hit expected.
I actually found that the Xrender bug is that it will crash if the
number of glyphs is such that (N&0xff)>252. Ie 256 will work. The
work-around I used was to add 1 or 2 spaces to the end in these cases.
Not sure if that would be better or worse than what you are doing.
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