Updated: libpng10-1.0.43-1; Removed: libpng10-devel

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Sun Mar 8 04:37:00 GMT 2009


The libpng packages offer the standard libraries for manipulating
PNG files, a turbo-studly lossless image format.  This is a security
update for the backwards-compatibility 1.0.x version of this library.
This update also removes the development package, as clients have now
had about eight years to adapt to the 1.2.x API.

[[ compiled using gcc-3.4.4-999 ]]

This will most likely be the final libpng10 update for the cygwin-1.5
distribution (and, for that matter, the cygwin-1.7 distribution as
well, as this is a backwards-compatibility library anyway). Future
development will continue with libpng-1.2.35-10 for cygwin-1.7.

CHANGES (since 1.0.20-1
========================
o update to latest official release of libpng-1.0.x
o discontinue use of alternatives in favor of libpng-1.2.x
o still using the non-autotools-driven build process
o updated hint files for new dependencies
o rename package for maintainance mode: backwards-compatiblity
  DLL only. libpng10-devel now marked _obsolete.

-- 
Charles Wilson
volunteer libpng maintainer for cygwin

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