Re: [Goocanvas-devel] creating a surface or pattern from a pixbuf

On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 7:08 AM, Brandon Lewis
<brandon_lewis berkeley edu> wrote:

Hi Brandon,

> In the python bindings, there does not seem to be an easy way to create a
> pattern or surface from a pixbuf. I have tried using the cairo
> ImageSurface.create_from_data, but this barfs when I try to pass in the value of
> either pixbuf.get_pixels() or pixbuf.get_pixels_array().

Maybe it's related to this bug (now fixed in pycairo)

> I noticed that in the C
> library there is a helpful goo_canvas_cairo_pattern_from_pixbuf() which is used
> to implement the Image item. Why isn't this function exposed in the python bindings?

those functions are not public, the patch should be quite trivial
though, if Damon agrees I can send a patch for it.

Brandon please use the new list on gnome, thanks!
goocanvas-list gnome org

Gian Mario Tagliaretti
GNOME Foundation member
gianmt gnome org

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