Subject: Re: Apps that use Cairo at 8 bit depth don't work
To: Andy Ruhl <>
From: Bill Green <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/02/2007 20:02:44
Andy Ruhl wrote:
> Hello all. This seems to be a widely reported problem, but I don't see
> any good workarounds or fixes yet. Any time I try to run a graphical
> app which uses cairo (which happens to be on vnc since this is the
> only way I can run graphical apps on this particular box), I get this:
> Error: Cairo 1.4.2 does not yet support the requested image format:
>        Depth: 8
>        Alpha mask: 0x00000000
>        Red   mask: 0x00000007
>        Green mask: 0x00000038
>        Blue  mask: 0x000000c0

There is a patch for this (for version 1.2.4) at