[Pixman] Pixman on iOS

Luca Barbato lu_zero at gentoo.org
Mon Mar 7 09:01:29 PST 2011

On 03/07/2011 03:19 PM, Siarhei Siamashka wrote:
>> https://github.com/yuvi/gas-preprocessor
> Thanks for the link, it's clearly interesting. Unfortunately this
> script seems to be choking on 'pixman-arm-neon-asm.S', so it might
> need to be improved a bit.

I see =|

> I'm actually more worried that if this build for iPhone ends up being
> a one shot experiment without any maintainer to keep it alive, then it
> is going to bitrot soon. IMHO adding support for more marginal
> platforms (in cairo/pixman context) is not something that is clearly
> beneficial. More like it will attract the users who can't solve their
> problems themselves but complaining about bugs and breakages.

Given how ColorSync seems quite harder to grasp than pixman and given
swscale isn't yet arm-optimized (working on cleaning it up so adding arm
support could be done right now), probably more and more people could
help supporting it even if it is a fringe/annoying platform.



Luca Barbato

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