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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: pango-1.6.0-1

Pango has been updated

Cygwin:  Use GLib 2.4.5, latest gettext, libiconv & binutils releases.
General: This is a stable release providing new functionality as
         compared to Pango-1.4, while maintaining source and binary
         compatibility. Notable improvements in Pango since version
         1.4 include: 

 * Ellipsization in PangoLayout; that is, for truncating 
   lines by replacing text at the start middle or end of the line 
   with an ellipsis (...)

 * Custom font decoders; applications can specify how characters 
   are converted to glyphs for particular fonts
 * Support for setting a transformation matrix on a PangoContext
   and transformed rendering support for the FT2 backend

 * Support for OpenType fonts in the Hebrew and Thai shapers

Pango is a library for layout and rendering of text, with an emphasis on
internationalization. It forms the core of text and font handling for
GTK+-2.0. Canonical website: &

To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
system.  Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick up
'pango' from the 'Libs' category, if you install it for the first
time, click on the 'skip' field next to 'pango' until '1.6.0-1' is

Note that downloads from (aka aren't
allowed due to bandwidth limitations.  This means that you will need
to find a mirror which has this update, please choose the one nearest to

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