[cairo] Glitz surface?

Eric Anholt eric at anholt.net
Mon Mar 9 13:33:31 PDT 2009

On Mon, 2009-03-09 at 09:29 -0400, Jeff Muizelaar wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 06, 2009 at 12:21:11AM -0800, Eric Anholt wrote:
> > Trapezoids are a killer.  50% of the CPU.  I hear the span renderer is
> > supposed to be Hot Stuff, and I want to take advantage of it.  However,
> > the interface seems to be excessive for what I want -- instead of
> > "please render the stroke into this 8bpp region", it relies on the
> > backend supporting the full interface.  This hurts bringup, and means
> > that code like cairo-gl and glitz doesn't take advantage of the better
> > rasterizer by default. 
> Yeah, the intention is to improve the interface. I'll see what I can do
> when I port the win32 surface to use it.

joonas's gl branch has some stuff for that he pointed me at.

Eric Anholt
eric at anholt.net                         eric.anholt at intel.com

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