[cairo] cairo maintenance status

Guillermo Rodriguez guillerodriguez.dev at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 09:13:12 UTC 2016


2016-08-04 1:58 GMT+02:00 Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult <
enrico.weigelt at gr13.net>:

> On 04.08.2016 00:34, Mike Gran wrote:
> Hi,
> > Is there an actual problem?  Does Cairo need more help?
> > If so, what kind of help?
> Just can speak for myself. I'm hacking up an tiny widget toolkit,
> based on Cairo, which shall also run on DRM (w/o any OGL stuff).
> Therefore, of course, I need the DRM backend, which isn't actually
> well-maintained.

> I've already collected lots of patches to get it running (at least
> on dumb framebuffer), but only few have been picked by upstream
> so far.

Just curious, why are these patches needed with the dumb framebuffer?

I am also running Cairo on DRM, but just using the image surface to draw to
the DRM buffer.

As long as you don't use any hardware acceleration (which would be driver
specific), doesn't Cairo already provide everything you need ?


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