[cairo] GTK+, Cairo, XLib integration for fast 2D graphics drawing

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Mon Mar 19 07:47:07 PDT 2012

On Mon, 19 Mar 2012 16:35:30 +0200, Christos Sotiriou <csotiriou at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 19 March 2012 12:51, Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk> wrote:
> > If you can create a small benchmark for your current drawing routine,
> > i.e. extract out your GtkWidget put it into a window and add some
> > dummy/representation data, I am very interested in making sure that
> > the drivers are performing as well as can be expected.
> >
> If I understand correctly, to analyse driver performance you either need
> (a) trace output from the cairo-trace utility, OR (b) compilable benchmark
> source-code? Is this the case?

Yes. Traces are nice as they can be integrated into performance test
harness easily. An application benchmark I'm likely to use once then
forget about, though if it looks interesting I can convert it to a
trace as well.

Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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