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The pixel-manipulation library for X and cairo.

Pixman is a low-level software library for pixel manipulation, providing features such as image compositing and trapezoid rasterization. Important users of pixman are the cairo graphics library and the X server.

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version 0.34.0 (stable)
released on 31 January 2016

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VCS Checkout



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License:ExpatGenium13 November 2013

Leaders and contributors

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
bug reports and patchesMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/pixman
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://cgit.freedesktop.org/pixman/
DeveloperBug Trackinghttps://bugs.freedesktop.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=pixman
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/pixman

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 February 2018.


"bug reports and patches" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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