[cairo] Pixman Document?

KwangYul Seo kwangyul.seo at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 02:39:53 PDT 2008

xorg-server-1.5.1 seems to use pixman. How much is the performace gain
achevied in X using SSE2-enabled pixman?

On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 6:42 AM, Carl Worth <cworth at cworth.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-09-04 at 10:33 +0000, maddrone wrote:
>> Is there any documents or tourial for the
>> Pixman?
> Nope.
> This code originally existed inside the X server, and was extracted out
> so that cairo could share it for its image fallbacks.
> But other than X and cairo, it's not anticipated that there will be any
> other users of this code. One can get at most all of its functionality
> by using cairo and cairo_image_surface_t. And cairo is documented, and
> is actually designed to be easy to use.
> So the question is, what is it that you are wanting to do with pixman?
> And could you just use cairo to do it?
> -Carl
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