[cairo] Convert SVG to cairo C code

Andreas Krinke andreas.krinke at gmx.de
Sat Sep 11 07:37:52 PDT 2010

Hello list,

Congratulations on the new release!

I would like to convert a SVG file to the aquivalent cairo C code to
recreate the image later on.

I plan to use librsvg to do the SVG decoding. But I'm not sure what to
do next:

1. Use the brand new script, xml or recording backend and convert the
   result manually, or
2. Hack librsvg to output the cairo commands it's using, e.g., by
   providing a library proxying cairo, or
3. Use some system level trace tool (ltrace?) to collect the calls

Any ideas on other methods? Which of the mentioned methods would
probably be the easiest one?

For reference: There once was a discussion about a c source backend:



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