[Pixman] [PATCH 0/4] ARM: REPEAT_NORMAL support for standard fast paths

Soeren Sandmann sandmann at cs.au.dk
Mon Jul 11 05:18:24 PDT 2011

Taekyun Kim <podain77 at gmail.com> writes:

> Current standard fast paths do not support REPEAT_NORMAL causing such
> paths being on top of profile result of some popular web sites. They
> usually use REPEAT_NORMAL to draw some tiled background or gradient.

This has come up before:


This performance regression was introduced when the "simple repeat" code
was removed. But I'm not sure hacking it into the ARM backend is the
right plan. See this mail for a different approach:


I have a branch with a start on doing it that way here:


which may or may not be useful as a starting point. (I'd be interested
in seeing what the benchmark results of that branch are).


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