[cairo] Cairo and non-PNG Media

Emmanuel Pacaud emmanuel.pacaud at lapp.in2p3.fr
Mon Oct 31 06:54:18 PDT 2011

Le lundi 31 octobre 2011 à 09:36 -0400, robertk54 at aol.com a écrit :
> I posted this to the GTK list but got no replies, hoping someone here
> could help . . . 
> I have an application which currently uses Cairo and Pango.  Cairo is
> working on an RGB image buffer I provide.  I use Cairo and Pango to
> overlay text and images on this buffer.  Cairo has built-in support
> for PNG but nothing else.  I also need to be able to specify a file
> URI, not just a local file name / path.  I have seen postings about
> using Devil but this does not appear to be part of the Windows GTK
> binary.  My application is targeted to Linux and Windows so I need a
> solution which works for both.  Question is, what is the correct way
> of supporting other media types like JPEG for my scenario?

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