[Ftp-release] libspectre release 0.2.4 now available

Carlos Garcia Campos carlosgc at gnome.org
Sun Feb 21 12:05:14 PST 2010

A new libspectre release 0.2.4 is now available from:


    which can be verified with:

      698dec68505c5f614f1b7db4407a6f5d636b1f08  libspectre-0.2.4.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 0.2.4 tag which points to a commit named:

    which can be verified with:
 git verify-tag 0.2.4

    and can be checked out with a command such as:
 git checkout -b build 0.2.4

Summary of changes since libspectre 0.2.3

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

Documents containing embedded documents inside the prolog,
typically font resources, were not correctly rendered (Bug #25573)

Hib Eris fixed some portability issues to make libspectre build and
work on Windows (Bug #26377)

PDF exporter was broken which might cause a crash when printing some
documents (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 (7):
      Update for release 0.2.4
      Fix compile warning
      Use AM_SILENT_RULES when available
      Use spectre_gs_process() instead of spectre_gs_send_page() in pdf exporter
      Make spectre_gs_process() public so that it can be used by exporters
      Ignore page order parameter of %%Pages if there's a %%PageOrder comment
      Skip documents in the Prolog like Resource-Font

Albert Astals Cid (2):
      fix some warnings of sscanf scanning signed but ending up in unsigned
      commit some more warning flags

Hib Eris (2):
      Add -no-undefined to LDFLAGS for building w32 dll
      Use _vscprintf instead of vsnprintf when available
Carlos Garcia Campos
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