I wanted to quickly add to this discussion. This bug is still present. As Jehan
mentioned they haven't had time to fix this yet. I discovered it after
installing a Wacom Cintiq 13HD and testing it out on Gimp 2.8.14 yesterday (Nov
2015). Removing 'rulers' is a temp fix but I'm hoping this bug gets some
>This is a known bug which has actually been introduced by a recent
>version of libcairo.
>A solution for the time being is using an older libcairo. In an older
>version of GIMP (2.8.10), save libcairo-2.dll (and maybe
>libpixman-1-0.dll as well), then after updating to 2.8.14, replace the
>newly installed DLLs by the 2 you saved. The lag bug should be gone.
>At least that is what a user told us in the aforementionned bug
>The actual bug will be fixed when a libcairo developer, or maybe one
>of us, will look closer into this. I've been meaning to do this myself
>as well, but never took the time for such a thing.
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