[cairo] Multithreading in cairo 1.10?

Clemens Eisserer linuxhippy at gmail.com
Sun Jun 6 08:52:32 PDT 2010


> Definitely both of these things.  I'm on Ubuntu with open source nvidia, so nothing is hardware accelerated yet.
> I'm really hoping that the combination of Nouveau with 3D support, Cairo-GL and Pypy will speed things up significantly for
> shoebot, some time in late 2010/early 2011.

Well nouveau does provide  good xrender acceleration, so quite a lot
hardware acceleration is already happening when running cairo.

- Clemens

> (For the asynchronous part I'm going to be trying python multithreading with a queue so that the rendering doesn't happen in the main thread).
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