[cairo] Do I Need To Reference The Device?

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.nz
Sun Mar 8 00:48:18 PST 2015

On Sun, 08 Mar 2015 00:22:34 -0800, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:

> On 15-03-07 08:10 PM, Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
>> Do I need to call cairo_device_reference on the result from
>> cairo_surface_get_device
>> <http://cairographics.org/manual/cairo-cairo-surface-t.html#cairo-surface-get-device>
>> if I want to keep the reference?
> Yes, you need to reference that.

OK, suitable patch committed.

>> Is this an omission in the documentation?
> Sounds about it.  Patches welcome!

I guess all you need to do is append the usual boilerplate line: “This
object is owned by cairo. To keep a reference to it, you must call

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