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Re: Graphics Limits … Windows & CAIRO
2012/5/10 Dick Hollenbeck <dick@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Torsten, do you know about
> Somebody I know is running the OSX stack under a VM on a Windows machine.
> This person said they made the image himself, and referred to it as
> hackintosh, I googled
> and found the above site.
> However, my own opinion is that someone using macs should buy you a mac,
> just to offset of
> the costs that you have into this project.
There are images, and they work, I've checked them and played a little, but
graphic acceleration won't work,
and if you're lucky could make graphic card acceleration work in a bare PC
with the appropriated
combination of hardware.
> >> I'm here advocaciong again wxGraphicsContext.
> >> I'm feeling that also with nanometers we are going to fit tight with the
> >> simple wxDC.
> >> I'm proposing to fade using wxGCDC and use Paths that handles
> >> with wxDouble.
> >> To test the state of the art i suggest to test it on Windows doing those
> >> hacks:
> >> Compile wxwidgets statically enabling wxUSE_CAIRO (switches on CAIRO
> >> instead GDI/GDI+ that was result to be slugghish/slow).
> >> Change the Kicad code to use wxGCDC (is enough change a bit
> >> kicad_device_context.h)
> >> This should show us how Kicad + wx + cairo performs on Windows and show
> >> we can pass for this way to enhance kicad.
> >> If someone has enough time, compiling CAIRO should also possible test
> >> performs its OpenGL backend on windows.
> >> I wish do it, but i haven't a windows platform under my hands, so there
> >> any volunteer ?
> >> --
> >> Marco Serantoni
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