[cairo] GSoC: Scan converting rasteriser update

Kalle Vahlman kalle.vahlman at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 02:52:37 PDT 2008

2008/9/9 M Joonas Pihlaja <jpihlaja at cc.helsinki.fi>:
> On Mon, 8 Sep 2008, Kalle Vahlman wrote:
>> For what it's worth, I've been now running my desktop system for a
>> week or so with your spans branch (at e9d79c8) and haven't seen any
>> glitches (mainly using firefox, epiphany-webkit, gedit and
>> gnome-terminal here) apart from laggines in certain situations which
>> is likely the 10x slowdowns showing through.
> Wee, thanks.  I guess I should've mentioned though that you'll
> only see speedups if some operation falls back to the image
> surface or uses it directly.  In particular xlib still uses the
> tessellator and trapezoids to render things, so if you're seeing
> any speedups or slowdowns it's _probably_ not my fault.

LOL, so I was right with the plasebo theory :)

Anyway, I'm sure there's bits of fallbacks and image surfaces involved
in my daily computing (do eg. gradients count?) so at least it proves
that you didn't completely botch the code paths :)

Kalle Vahlman, zuh at iki.fi
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