Updated: {tiff/libtiff5/libtiff-devel/tiff-doc}-3.8.2-4; New: tiff-opengl-3.8.2-4; Removed {libtiffxx5/libtiffxx-devel}-3.8.2-4

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Sun Mar 8 23:17:00 GMT 2009

The tiff package provides libraries and utilities for manipulating
TIFF image files.

This is a security and packaging update.

[[ compiled using gcc-3.4.4-999 ]]

This will most likely be the final tiff update for the cygwin-1.5
distribution; future development will continue with tiff-3.8.2-10
for cygwin-1.7.

CHANGES (since 3.8.2-3)
o Update to work with stock cygport-0.4.3
o Updated hint files for new package names (modular X11,
  split-up zlib).
o Drop Gentoo security fixes; adopt Debian ones
  - Fixes CVE-2008-2327
  - Fixes CVE-2006-3459
  - Fixes CVE-2006-3460
  - Fixes CVE-2006-3461
  - Fixes CVE-2006-3462
  - Fixes CVE-2006-3463
  - Fixes CVE-2006-3464
  - Fixes CVE-2006-3465
  - Fixes CVE-2006-2193
  - Fixes CVE-2006-2656
  - plus backports tiff2pdf from 4.0.0beta, and fixes a
    number of other bugs
o Merged C++ development and runtime files back into
  the main packages.
  - REMOVED: libtiffxx5 & libtiffxx-devel packages
o Split tiffgt utility into its own package. This way,
  the main tiff package need not depend on libglut (and
  libGLU, and libGL, and a host of X libraries).
  - ADDED: tiff-opengl package

Charles Wilson
volunteer tiff maintainer for cygwin


To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link
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