[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] Integration of the xrender pipeline rewite

Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Thu Jan 7 21:16:14 UTC 2010

2010/1/7 Clemens Eisserer <linuxhippy at gmail.com>:
> By the way ...
>>> The "Jules" cairo pisces replacement obviously isn't all that useful
>>> without the backend .. is it likely the required cairo modifications
>>> would ever make it into linux distros ? If not I'm not sure its
>>> worth putting the java glue code into openjdk.
> Wouldn't it be possible to put the backend itself into OpenJDK?
> There's already a quite a lot of 3rd party code in OpenJDK, would one
> more hurt that much?

Which then has to be maintained with regard to security updates, etc.
IcedTea pulls out the in-tree libjpeg, libpng and zlib libraries and
uses the system ones to avoid this issue.

Can't it be made to work with the system cairo?

> Even for MaskBlit's, it usually does a lot better than pisces. (with
> some exceptions that can be fixed for sure)
> Thanks, Clemens

Andrew :-)

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