[cairo] Recording surfaces fail to replay onto SVG surfaces

Antonio Ospite ao2 at ao2.it
Mon Oct 16 10:56:17 UTC 2017

On Sat, 14 Oct 2017 21:01:19 +1030
Adrian Johnson <ajohnson at redneon.com> wrote:

> In recent versions, unbounded recording surfaces are emitted as a group
> instead of replaying the drawing operations. This allows the group to be
> emitted once and used multiple times.
> The problem is the SVG backend marks a surface as emitted by setting a
> user_data key on the surface. This prevents the surface from being
> reused on another SVG file.
> I've pushed a fix that uses a hash table to tracked emitted surfaces the
> same way as the PDF backend. The fix also includes the support for
> CAIRO_MIME_TYPE_UNIQUE_ID that is in the PDF backend.

That fixed my issue, thanks a lot Adrian.


Antonio Ospite

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