[Pixman] [PATCH 0/4] Meet the FPU-based implementation of the core pixel pipeline

Bill Spitzak spitzak at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 09:08:29 PDT 2010

This appears to be for floating point pixels.

Is there work on floating point *coordinates*, which I think is  
probably a lot more useful!

On Sep 21, 2010, at 5:42 AM, Dmitri Vorobiev wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 3:17 PM, Dmitri Vorobiev
> <dmitri.vorobiev at movial.com> wrote:
>> Recently, there was a debate about using floating-point hardware
>> for a Pixman implementation instead of the fixed point code. In
>> our company, we have developed an FPU-based implementation of the
>> core pixel pipeline, including support for all pixel formats and
>> combiners, and I am now working on the resulted code to make the
>> latter upstreamable. The patch series that follows is the first
>> outcome of this work.
> I think it's worth mentioning explicitly that this patch series isn't
> the whole implementation, which we have here. I'm going to post more
> code in the coming days. However, following the "release early,
> release often"-motto, I decided to share now that part that is ready
> at this moment.
> Dmitri
> _______________________________________________
> Pixman mailing list
> Pixman at lists.freedesktop.org
> http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/pixman

More information about the Pixman mailing list