[cairo] GSoC: Cairo State Tracker + Patch
arpad.borsos at googlemail.com
Mon Apr 5 12:57:12 PDT 2010
My name is Arpad (Swatinem on IRC) and I would like to participate in
the summer of code project writing a cairo state tracker for Gallium3D.
So far I have been mostly active in the web world, but my plans are to
move to systems programming and 3d. I'm writing my bachelors thesis
about WebGL and learn OpenGL on the way.
So far I have been contributing to the Mozilla project and various web
As a first step towards my cairo/gallium involvement, I have tested the
gl backend using the proprietary nvidia drivers. It does fail a lot of
tests because parts of the generated image or all of it is upside-down,
especially using the gl-window backend. And either the gl backend or
nvidias driver are a big bottleneck because the gpu isn't even running
in performance mode, manually changing it to performance mode doesn't
change the performance numbers at all as it seems.
Attached is also a small patch that fixes parsing of the summary reports
as generated by cairo-perf-trace.
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