[cairo] cairo snapshot 1.15.12 now available

Bryce Harrington bryce at osg.samsung.com
Thu Apr 12 05:48:27 UTC 2018


Federico has some additional patches for improving the testsuite that
I've been looking at, but I think they need a bit more time to study so
opted to finish up this release first.  I'll plan on another snapshot in
a month or two.

Bryce

On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 07:56:12PM -0700, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> A new cairo snapshot 1.15.12 is now available from:
> 
>   http://cairographics.org/snapshots/cairo-1.15.12.tar.xz
> 
>     which can be verified with:
> 
>     http://cairographics.org/snapshots/cairo-1.15.12.tar.xz.sha1
>     4e64c6a48789edb4c60bc3fa95bd3992cc388b88  cairo-1.15.12.tar.xz
> 
>     http://cairographics.org/snapshots/cairo-1.15.12.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 1.15.12 tag which points to a commit named:
>     7149686456ec3c481fa1d3dbe76a0dab1e42b519
> 
>     which can be verified with:
>     git verify-tag 1.15.12
> 
>     and can be checked out with a command such as:
>     git checkout -b build 1.15.12
> 
> 
> Release 1.15.12    (2018-04-04 Bryce Harrington <bryce at osg.samsung.com>)
> ========================================================================
> The main focus for this release is the addition of Variable Font
> support.  Variable fonts are single font files with various typography
> characteristics, such as weight or slant, that users of the font can
> adjust between two points.  Effectively this enables a single font to
> behave as multiple fonts.
> 
> The Skia backend is disabled in this release, due to severe bitrot, and
> will be removed in future releases.  Contact the cairo team if you have
> a need of this backend.
> 
> For a complete log of changes, please see
> 
>     http://cairographics.org/releases/ChangeLog.1.15.12
> 
> Features and Enhancements
> -------------------------
> * Variable font support
> * Skia backend is disabled
> 
> API Changes
> -----------
> * cairo_font_options_get_variations() and
>   cairo_font_options_set_variations() are added.
> 
> Dependency Changes
> ------------------
> None
> 
> Performance Optimizations
> -------------------------
> None
> 
> Bug Fixes
> ---------
> * Fix errors in csi-trace --help and --version options
> * Fix a 'memory leak' in the image compositor, with
>   pixman_glyph_cache_t.
> * Fix access of uninitialized memory found by valgrind
>   (Bug #91271)
> * Fix improper initialization of memory in
>   _cairo_ft_font_face_create_for_pattern()
>   (Bug #105084)
> * Fix multi-monitor virtual desktop with negative coords on Win32
>   (Bug #100793)
> * Fix issues occuring with older FreeType versions.
> 
> 
> 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
> 
> 
> 
> Changes since 1.15.10
> ---------------------
> 
> Adrian Johnson (1):
>       ps: fix compile warning
> 
> Antonio Ospite (1):
>       svg: fix compilation with MSVC which doesn't support C99 initializers
> 
> Behdad Esfahbod (13):
>       [variations] Towards fixing test
>       [variations] Fix test
>       [variations] Merge variations in cairo-ft font option merging
>       [varfonts] Use blend, not design, coordinates to check for non-base variation
>       [varfonts] Correctly (re)set variations of named instances
>       [ft] Use variations from ft_options, not scaled-font
>       [ft] When merging font options, order variations correctly
>       [ft] Fix warnings
>       [ft] Remember variations set on FT_Face and apply them
>       Merge branch 'font-variations'
>       Use FT_Done_MM_Var() if available
>       Fix compile with older FreeType without FT_Get_Var_Design_Coordinates
>       Fixup on previous commit
> 
> Bryce Harrington (18):
>       1.15.10 release
>       1.15.10 release
>       Bump version for new development tree, 1.15.9
>       svg: Label for cairo_svg_unit_t doxygen was incorrect
>       makefile: Fix sorting of source files
>       test: Fix compile with older FreeType without FT_Get_Var_Design_Coordinates
>       RELEASING: Refine devel version and tagging
>       Fix two type casting warnings in get_C_locale()
>       font: Check return value from _cairo_ft_unscaled_font_lock_face
>       xml: Typo in comment
>       win32: Whitespace cleanup
>       win32: Fix a few typos in comments
>       compiler-private: Define what PLT stands for
>       cairo-version: Fix version references in docs
>       Disable skia from configure
>       configure: Conditionalize color font feature for older freetype2
>       1.15.12 release
>       Bump version for new development tree, 1.15.13
> 
> Eric Hoffman (1):
>       win32: Fix multi-monitor virtual desktop with negative monitor coords
> 
> Federico Mena Quintero (2):
>       Add .gitlab-ci.yml to run the tests automatically
>       bfo#105084 - Initialize memory properly in _cairo_ft_font_face_create_for_pattern()
> 
> Massimo (1):
>       bfo#91271 - Fix access of uninitialized memory
> 
> Matthias Clasen (21):
>       Fix a logic error in color glyph compositing
>       Make _intern_string_hash safe for ""
>       Make _intern_string_hash non-static
>       Add font variations to font options
>       Load font variations from fontconfig too
>       Use strtod_l when available
>       Apply font variations when loading fonts
>       Add a test for font variations
>       Work around a freetype bug
>       Make the font-variations test pass
>       Apply font variation options consistently
>       Always save the origin face index
>       Trivial: code movement
>       Apply font variations when loading glyphs
>       fixup: remove a hack
>       fixup
>       Shortcut FT_Set_Var_Design_Coordinates
>       Fix a memory leak
>       Don't leak patterns when compositing color glyphs
>       Add a _cairo_font_options_fini function
>       Don't leak memory in font options
> 
> Uli Schlachter (7):
>       Revert "fix warning: variable X might be clobbered by 'longjmp'"
>       Add test for error handling with broken PNG streams
>       Fix warning: '*' in boolean context
>       fix warning: variable X might be clobbered by 'longjmp'
>       Fix a 'memory leak' in the image compositor
>       Skip font-variations test for missing fonts
>       pthread-same-source: Refresh reference images
> 
> Unknown (1):
>       Cairo trivial typos
> 
> suzuki toshiya (1):
>       csi-trace does not show help
> 
> 

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