[cairo] Very large number of lines

Andrea Canciani ranma42 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 30 09:35:44 PDT 2010

On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 2:08 PM, necko necko <opustenom at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you for your email. I applied your approach of stoke() every Nth line
> (but I take N=1000000 instead of 1000;
> if you think it would be better to use smaller stride (N=1000), please let
> me know).
> This approach outputs the pdf file of size 1.5 MB, but the machine is still
> trying to display it. I hope it will display
> that single line. Did Evince display the pdf file properly at your machine?
Please notice that you are testing a *very* degenerate case (all your
segments overlap
exactly) that triggers a slow path in cairo rasterizer. Please use
real segment data.
You might probably also want to check if all those strokes are actually needed.
What are you trying to render?

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