[Mono-dev] Re: [Mono-winforms-list] Landing: libgdiplus cairo 1.0 update

Vladimir Moushkov vlindos at nucleusys.com
Fri Aug 26 06:52:16 EDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-08-25 at 12:25 -0600, Peter Dennis Bartok wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just wanted to give you quick a heads up:  Hisham Mardam Bey has
updated our 
> libgdiplus library to work with the new Cairo 1.0 APIs over the last
> or so. We've now reached the point where it is running without errors
> since Cairo released yesterday, we are planing on switching over to
the new 
> Cairo 1.0 based libgdiplus tomorrow.
> Some quick and dirty benchmarks have shown that operations with the
> Cairo library are between 30% and 60% faster than before. This is
> news, especially for MWF, application performance 'feels' much better
> While we have tested the new lib quite thoroughly, however, it is
> possible that we missed something and that you may run into a problem
> didn't exist with the previous library. If you do, please let us know
on the 
> list or file a bug report so we can get it squared away. Your patience
> appreciated during the switch-over.
> Cheers,
>   Peter, on behalf of the whole Novell Managed Windows.Forms team
> Jordi and Hisham) 
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Much much better!! Excelent work!
But there is still drawing glitches and I think they are MWF related.
See SWF-Datagrid test in winforms/

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