Updated: [1.7] {jbigkit/libjbig2/libjbig-devel}-2.0-10

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Tue Mar 10 08:38:00 GMT 2009


The jbigkit package has been updated to version 2.0-10.  JBIG is
a lossless, bilevel image compression format with better compression
than TIFF-LZW (for bilevel images). It is an 'official' standard image
format -- International Standard ISO/IEC 11544:1993 and ITU-T
Recommendation T.82(1993). (The JBIG group is a sister organization
to the more familiar JPEG group; see http://www.jbig.org/)

This is routine update to latest upstream release.

[[ compiled using gcc-3.4.4-999 ]]

This is the first release specific for cygwin-1.7; the only differences
between this package and the simultaneously-released jbigkit-2.0-1 for
cygwin-1.5 are documentation related (the README references cygport-0.9.4
and cygwin-1.7.0-42, and the /usr/share/doc/ layout is influenced by the
cygport changes between 0.4.x and 0.9.x).


CHANGES (since 1.6-1)
========================
o Fork for cygwin-1.7 development
o Update to latest upstream release
  - Adds new bi-level-only library, libjbig85 and jbig85.h
    (cygwin provides this limited library in static form only)
o Update to work with stock cygport-0.9.4

-- 
Charles Wilson
volunteer jbigkit maintainer for cygwin

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To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link
on the http://cygwin.com/ web page.  This downloads setup.exe to
your system.  Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.

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