Pixman dependency

David Nusinow dnusinow at speakeasy.net
Tue May 15 16:38:00 PDT 2007

Hi Soeren,

On Fri, May 11, 2007 at 03:21:48PM +0200, Soeren Sandmann wrote:
> Hi,
> As a heads up, over the next few days I'll be adding a hard dependency
> on the pixman library, which is available from a git repository on
>         git.freedesktop.org/git/pixman
> Then I am going to move code from the X server into this library. The
> code in question is:
>         - region code
>         - compositing code from fb
>         - trapezoid rasterization from fb
> I don't expect any API or ABI changes from this as the pixman
> datatypes are binary compatible and I'll leave the existing typedef
> names in place.

Would you mind explaining the motivation behind this? I saw your commits to
git, but I must have missed the rationale behind it somehow. Thanks!

 - David Nusinow

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