[cairo] Fixed point bug

Tavmjong Bah tavmjong at free.fr
Mon Dec 13 11:28:14 PST 2010

On Sun, 2010-12-12 at 14:07 +0100, Krzysztof Kosiński wrote:
> Hello
> I recently submitted a bug that, once fixed, would allow Inkscape to
> use Cairo for all drawing.
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=32215
> I believe this requires switching to floats or doubles in Pixman on
> architectures that have a floating point unit. At this point I don't
> know whether it's better to provide 3 functions for each call in
> Pixman that uses pixman_fixed_t now and convert to a build time
> configurable numeric type, or make an API break.

There are thousands (OK, at least a few) people quite eager to see
Kryzsztof's code land in Inkscape trunk! This will result in a
significant speed up of Inkscape.


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