[Ftp-release] libspectre release 0.2.5 now available

Carlos Garcia Campos carlosgc at gnome.org
Sun Apr 18 10:11:25 PDT 2010

A new libspectre release 0.2.5 is now available from:


    which can be verified with:

      669ff01b2412d4cf6db8663434115db69dfdb8bd  libspectre-0.2.5.tar.gz

 (signed by Carlos Garcia Campos)

  Additionally, a git clone of the source tree:

 git clone git://anongit.freedesktop.org/git/libspectre

    will include a signed 0.2.5 tag which points to a commit named:

    which can be verified with:
 git verify-tag 0.2.5

    and can be checked out with a command such as:
 git checkout -b build 0.2.5

Summary of changes since libspectre 0.2.4

This is another bugfix only release in the libspectre's 0.2 series.

This release contains two important fixes:

 - The first one is a portability issue that caused crashes on
   big-endian 64 bit systems. Thanks to Rogério Brito who spotted the
   problem, see launchpad bug

 - The second one is a crash when something goes wrong while running
   pdf exporter. (Bug #26592)

What is libspectre

libspectre is a small library for rendering Postscript documents. It
provides a convenient easy to use API for handling and rendering
Postscript documents.

libspectre is free software and is available to be redistributed
and/or modified under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at
your option) any later version.


libspectre depends on libgs which is available at 

More information about libspectre

Web site:


The programming manual:


Bug reports and feedback:

    https://bugs.freedesktop.org/ Product: libspectre

Log of all changes

Carlos Garcia Campos (4):
      Update for release 0.2.5
      Use %I64x format for DisplayHandle on Windows 64 bits
      Fix a crash in pdf exporter when rendering fails
      Use the correct format string for DisplayHandle arg depending on the platform
Carlos Garcia Campos
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