[cairo] cairo backend for xpdf - first drop

Alexander Larsson alexl at redhat.com
Mon Dec 20 10:54:12 PST 2004

On Mon, 2004-12-20 at 18:25 +0100, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> Before going on vacation for a long time I wanted to put out the work
> I've been doing on a xpdf cairo backend. 
> Just apply the patch -p1 to xpdf 3.0 and build with something like:
> aclocal -I . 
> autoconf
> ./configure --with-freetype2-includes=/usr/include/freetype2/
> make
> It runs much better once all my cairo patches have landed.

I found an embarrasing bug in it. It kept reading the fonts over and
over again. With that fixed, and with all the performance fixes in Cairo
cvs xpdf-cairo now feels faster than the standard xpdf on my machine.

I'm attaching the new patch.

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