[cairo] cairo release 1.14.2 now available

Dan Raymond draymond at foxvalley.net
Wed Mar 11 08:36:59 PDT 2015


FYI, with this release I no longer see the segmentation fault crashes 
(in _fill_xrgb32_lerp_opaque_spans during poppler_page_render) that I 
mentioned in previous posts.  My test routine completes successfully on 
both Windows and OS X.


On 3/10/2015 8:41 PM, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> A new cairo release 1.14.2 is now available from:
>
>    http://cairographics.org/releases/cairo-1.14.2.tar.xz
>
>      which can be verified with:
>
>      http://cairographics.org/releases/cairo-1.14.2.tar.xz.sha1
>      c8da68aa66ca0855b5d0ff552766d3e8679e1d24  cairo-1.14.2.tar.xz
>
>      http://cairographics.org/releases/cairo-1.14.2.tar.xz.sha1.asc
>      (signed by Bryce Harrington)
>
>    Additionally, a git clone of the source tree:
>
>    git clone git://git.cairographics.org/git/cairo
>
>      will include a signed 1.14.2 tag which points to a commit named:
>      93422b3cb5e0ef8104b8194c8873124ce2f5ea2d
>
>      which can be verified with:
>      git verify-tag 1.14.2
>
>      and can be checked out with a command such as:
>      git checkout -b build 1.14.2
>
>
> Release 1.14.2 (2014-03-09 Bryce Harrington <bryce at osg.samsung.com>)
> ====================================================================
> This release provides collected bug fixes, along with one feature
> enhancement for the xcb backend, and a small performance improvement for
> fonts.
>
> The running theme of the bug fixes is platform-specific issues, both
> build and run-time.  Platforms with fixes include Sparc, AIX, Windows
> (mingw), and Windows (MSVC8).  Memory leaks, valgrind issues, and PDF
> issues round out our list.
>
> It's come to light that changes in cairo 1.14 resulted in breakage on
> MacOS X 10.4.  We've not yet determined whether to fix up the support,
> or excise the 10.4-specific code and support only OS X 10.5 or newer.
> Meantime, we'll only advertise cairo as working on OS X 10.5.
>
> Features
> --------
>   * Improve xcb's handling of per-screen subpixel ordering.  If no
>     Xft.rgba property is specified, default to the screen's subpixel
>     order.
>
> API Changes
> -----------
> None
>
> Dependency Changes
> ------------------
> None
>
> Performance Optimizations
> -------------------------
>   * Improve performance of cpu_to_be32 and be32_to_cpu, making truetype
>     subsetting of large fonts run about 15% faster.
>
> Bug Fixes
> ---------
>   * Fix unaligned access on sparc with the compact font format (CFF).
>     Unlike truetype, all data in CFF is not aligned.
>     (Debian bug #712836)
>   * Fix unaligned access on sparc with tor-scan-converter's memory pool.
>   * Fix crash when loading a PDF with a transformed image.
>     (fdo bug #85151)
>   * Fix regression on mingw for bigendian test due to removal of file
>     extension for executables.
>     (fdo bug #85120)
>   * Fix handling of backslash in PDF interpreter
>     (fdo bug #85662)
>   * Fix crash in xlib and xcb renderers when swapping a 0-sized glyph
>   * Fix bug with RTL text in PDF operators
>     (fdo bug #86461)
>   * Fix compilation 'cairo-path-stroke-traps.c' with MSVC8
>     (fdo bug #84908)
>   * Fix crash in _fill_xrgb32_lerp_opaque_spans when a span length is
>     negative.
>   * Fix valgrind error by releasing pattern created by
>     cairo_pattern_create_rgb().
>   * Fix valgrind errors when running cairo-test-suite.
>   * Fix memory leak in recording surface replays
>     (fdo bug #87898)
>   * Fix destruction of fonts in api-special-cases test.
>     (fdo bug #87567)
>   * Fix duplicated surface push on similar-image, preventing trivial GTK3
>     program traces from being replayable, with an error message about
>     invalid values for the size of the input.
>     (fdo bug #73580)
>   * Fix crash when win32 surface's image size does not cover the entire
>     surface.
>     (fdo bug #53121)
>   * Fix crash due to obsolete CGFontGetGlyphPath call
>     (fdo bug #84324)
>   * Fix several build issues on AIX
>     (fdo bugs #89338, #89340, #89356, #89354)
>   * Fix various documentation warnings and errors
>
>
> What is cairo
> =============
> Cairo is a 2D graphics library with support for multiple output
> devices. Currently supported output targets include the X Window
> System (via both Xlib and XCB), quartz, win32, and image buffers,
> as well as PDF, PostScript, and SVG file output. Experimental backends
> include OpenGL, BeOS, OS/2, and DirectFB.
>
> Cairo is designed to produce consistent output on all output media
> while taking advantage of display hardware acceleration when available
> (for example, through the X Render Extension).
>
> The cairo API provides operations similar to the drawing operators of
> PostScript and PDF. Operations in cairo include stroking and filling
> cubic B├ęzier splines, transforming and compositing translucent images,
> and antialiased text rendering. All drawing operations can be
> transformed by any affine transformation (scale, rotation, shear,
> etc.).
>
> Cairo has been designed to let you draw anything you want in a modern
> 2D graphical user interface.  At the same time, the cairo API has been
> designed to be as fun and easy to learn as possible. If you're not
> having fun while programming with cairo, then we have failed
> somewhere---let us know and we'll try to fix it next time around.
>
> Cairo is free software and is available to be redistributed and/or
> modified under the terms of either the GNU Lesser General Public
> License (LGPL) version 2.1 or the Mozilla Public License (MPL) version
> 1.1.
>
>
> Where to get more information about cairo
> =========================================
> The primary source of information about cairo is:
>
>      http://cairographics.org/
>
> The latest versions of cairo can always be found at:
>
>      http://cairographics.org/download
>
> Documentation on using cairo and frequently-asked questions:
>
> 	      http://cairographics.org/documentation
> 	      http://cairographics.org/FAQ
>
> Mailing lists for contacting cairo users and developers:
>
> 	http://cairographics.org/lists
>
> Roadmap and unscheduled things to do, (please feel free to help out):
>
> 	http://cairographics.org/roadmap
> 	http://cairographics.org/todo
>
> Contributors
> ============
> Adam Jackson (2):
>        xlib: Don't crash when swapping a 0-sized glyph
>        xcb: Don't crash when swapping a 0-sized glyph
>
> Adrian Johnson (7):
>        Update mime type documentation.
>        CFF: Fix unaligned access
>        pdf: fix compiler warning
>        build: fix regression on mingw
>        pdf-operators: only wrap text strings for PS output
>        Improve performance of cpu_to_be32 and be32_to_cpu
>        pdf-operators: fix bug with RTL text
>
> Andrea Canciani (6):
>        test: Release owned pattern
>        test: Free test list
>        font: Actually perform destruction of fonts
>        quartz: Remove call to obsolete CGFontGetGlyphPath
>        Update KNOWN_ISSUES documentation
>        Update README with new minimum MacOSX requirements
>
> Bryce Harrington (21):
>        Start 1.14.1 development
>        RELEASING:  Update tags push command
>        Add execution bit for make-cairo-test-constructors.sh
>        Revert "Add execution bit for make-cairo-test-constructors.sh"
>        RELEASING: Be explicit as to which tag is pushed
>        Drop the target-specific huge-radial.pdf.*.ref.png images
>        test: Use ARRAY_LENGTH macro
>        Refactor ARRAY_LENGTH macro definitions in test code
>        image: Fix crash in _fill_xrgb32_lerp_opaque_spans
>        gitignore: logs, manuals
>        doc: Drop extraneous para's
>        git-ignore: Add build's test-driver
>        Revert "xlib: Remove queued event from _XReadEvents"
>        csi-trace:  Add --version and --help args to utility
>        HACKING: Add link to git tutorial and wordsmith a bit
>        NEWS: Update for changes through Nov 2014
>        NEWS: Finish filling in changes
>        On MacOSX, the sed utility errors out when parsing non-UTF8     files. Because of this, the generated cairo-test-constructor only     contained a few tests and the test suite was thus incomplete.
>        NEWS: Note about the OS X support
>        KNOWN_ISSUES:  Restore known issues file as a stub
>        version: bump for cairo-1.14.2 release
>
> Chris Wilson (1):
>        xlib: Bump reference count for recording surface replays
>
> Emanuele Aina (1):
>        cairo-trace: Fix duplicated surface push on similar-image
>
> Hans Breuer (1):
>        win32: Fix compilation of 'cairo-path-stroke-traps.c' with MSVC8
>
> Henry (Yu) Song (1):
>        xlib: Remove queued event from _XReadEvents
>
> Massimo Valentini (2):
>        tor-scan-converter: can't do_fullrow when intersection in row + 0.5subrow
>        win32:  Fix crash from win32 surface's image size too small
>
> Michael Haubenwallner (8):
>        fix conflicting types for 'sync' on AIX, bug#89338
>        skip MAP_NORESERVE when unsupported
>        define _GETDELIM for getline() on AIX
>        test: fix include order for AIX, bug#89354
>        perf/micro: fix include order for AIX, bug#89354
>        perf: fix include order for AIX, bug#89354
>        headers: fix include order for AIX, bug#89354
>        headers: fix include order for AIX, bug#89354
>
> Ravi Nanjundappa (2):
>        Fix warnings from check-doc-syntax.sh
>        Fix one more warning from check-doc-syntax.sh
>
> Uli Schlachter (3):
>        tor-scan-converter: Correctly align 64bit types
>        xcb: Query the display's subpixel order via RENDER
>        xlib-xcb: Don't be lazy and use the real xcb_screen_t
>
> --
> Bryce Harrington
> Senior Open Source Developer  -  bryce at osg.samsung.com
> Open Source Group             -  Samsung Research America
>
>
>



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