[Pixman] A6R6G6B6 (or A8R5G6B5)

Siarhei Siamashka siarhei.siamashka at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 05:08:13 PDT 2012

On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 1:04 PM, Leon Woestenberg
<sidebranch.linux at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a SoC that outputs 24-bits video but I would like that video to carry
> the alpha channel. One solution is to work with A6R6G6B6 (or A8R5G6B5).
> I am not a pixman developer, In order to add support a new colour byte
> packing format (x8a6r6g6b6), can someone point me to an existing patch that
> introduced a new format? It helps me quickly understand the existing code
> base.

Maybe this could be a useful example:

> My main use is with cairo, to what extend do I need to introduce the new
> format into Cairo as well?

Best regards,
Siarhei Siamashka

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