[cairo] Recording Surfaces (was Re: virtual surfaces and composition)

Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult enrico.weigelt at gr13.net
Sat Dec 12 08:14:54 PST 2015

On 12.12.2015 11:56, Adrian Johnson wrote:

>> I did one brief experiment with recording surfaces: I drew a simple
>> circle shape, and then constructed a pattern from that surface to draw
>> into another surface.
>> However, when I scaled up the pattern, it looked blurred. Which
>> surprised me, because I thought it would be resolution-independent.
> It works for me. All the recording surface does is record the drawing
> API commands and their parameters and replay them to the target surface.
> It does not save a rendered image. Replaying to different scales should
> work unless there was a bug in the version you tried.

Could we add that test program to the testsuite ?


Enrico Weigelt,
metux IT consulting

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