[cairo] several questions about cairo with image backend

Krzysztof Kosiński tweenk.pl at gmail.com
Wed Jul 21 15:51:50 PDT 2010

2010/7/20 xigcw <xigcw at 163.com>:
> (2)What's the meaning of
> "Cairo internally uses 24.8 and pixman uses 16.16 fixed
> point representation"  , "24.8" and "16.16" ?

24.8 means that 24 bits are used for the integral part and 8 bits are
used for the fractional part.

> (3) I use 1.8.10 cairo code and I can not find the 1.9 code at
> download/releases , is it insecure yet? How could I know the
> differences between 1.8 cairo code and 1.9 cairo code ?

To get latest Cairo code, you have to install Git and execute this command:
git clone git://anongit.freedesktop.org/git/cairo

Regards, Krzysztof

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