[cairo] performance of cairo in a larger application

Mathieu Lacage Mathieu.Lacage at sophia.inria.fr
Tue Jul 27 23:04:33 PDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-07-27 at 16:15, Carl Worth wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 01:58:25 +0200, =?ISO-8859-1?Q?=D8yvind_Kol=E5s?= wrote:
> > The application is usable when using glitz, apart from a small issue
> > when closing[6], but during use it is fantastic. Is there any part of
> > the code in the stack of the xlib/xrender based backend that could use
> > a couple of eyeballs?
> Øyvind,
> As you've noticed, there are still quite a few spots where cairo needs
> to be faster. We'll get there, but I am glad that you have found it to
> be usable in the meantime.
> I'm still focusing on correctness and completeness, so profiling and
> optimization will come later. But, I do have a couple of thoughts right
> now:
> 1) Keith and I are involved in a rewrite of the tessellation and
>    rasterization stages right now. We're doing this to make it correct
>    and more robust, but it looks like the new version will also be a
>    fair amount faster.

Where does this new code live ? Although I cannot promiss to contribute
code, I would be definitely be interested in reading it and maybe
commenting on it.

Mathieu Lacage <mathieu.lacage at sophia.inria.fr>

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