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However GPC is not an obligatory part of AGG and can be easily removed.
You just don't copy (or remove)
GPC is a General Polygon Clipper that performs boolean operations
on polygons (poly-polygons to be exact). In AGG you can get the same
visual result using Scanline Boolean Algebra. It operates with scanline
shapes and in average works 5-10 times faster than GPC. See:
You need GPC if you really really want to have vector data in the ouput. For screen graphics of any kind Scanline Boolen Algebra is quite a good replacement.