Performance change from X in Fedora Core 4 to Fedora Core 5

Ross Burton ross at
Sun Jul 9 14:12:11 PDT 2006

On Sun, 2006-07-09 at 11:55 -0700, Keith Packard wrote:
> As far as I understand it, the only Gtk+ widget using cairo is the color
> selector, and the only other significant usage is pango, which hits
> essentially the same Render paths through cairo as it did through Xft.

That was the first widget ported as far as I know, but many widgets use
cairo to clear the background and so on.  Also some theme engines use
caro exclusively to draw (such as Clearlooks).

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