[cairo] Thread safety in 1.10.x

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Fri Sep 2 04:52:53 PDT 2011

On Fri, 02 Sep 2011 13:46:01 +0200, "Sebastian H." <vand2 at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hello again
> I've written a small multithreaded C++ testcase that crashes with
> cairo 1.10.x on every 5th start or so (on my quadcore machine).
> With cairo from git-master it seems all good.
> http://xwmw.org/misc/cairo_mt.tar.bz2
> Please, will there be a release of 1.10.3 with thread safetiy patches
> applied? Or is there maybe a 1.12.0 release somewhere at the horizon?

The fix to not assume pixman_image_ref is atomic is sitting in the 1.10
branch, but also I am working hard on getting the many improvements
Adrian, Andrea and Uli have made into a 1.12 release.

Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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