cairo has now 16bit surfaces (was Fwd: rendering-cleanup)

Bernie Innocenti bernie at
Sat Aug 7 12:14:21 EDT 2010

El Sat, 07-08-2010 a las 11:25 +0200, Tomeu Vizoso escribió:
> > I'd expect well-written code to call cairo_surface_create_similar()
> > whenever possible, but there might be hot-spots in our software stack
> > that assume 32bpp.
> Have given a look to gtk+ and the xlib backend of cairo and seems to
> me that we are safe. We just need Maltose to come quickly to XO-1 :)

... or backport the new cairo to Fedora 11. The Cairo ABI is supposed to
be 100% backwards compatible, and I've successfully rebuilt 1.8 with no

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