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Version: 8.5.9-bp150.1.5
* Mon Dec 11 2017
- Update to 8.5.9:
  * make --fail stop jpeg read on any libjpeg warning
  * don't build enumtypes so often, removing perl as a compile dependency
  * fix a crash with heavy use of draw operations from language bindings
- Change in 8.5.8
  * fix transparency detection in merge
  * define env var VIPS_WARNING to hide warning messages
  * shut down dzsave output earlier to help mark-sweep bindings
  * fix webp thumbnail upscale
- Change in 8.5.7
  * better smartcrop
  * transform cmyk->rgb automatically on write if there's an embedded profile
    and the saver does not support cmyk
  * fix DPI mixup in svgload ... we were writing images about 20% too large
- Change in 8.5.6
  * tiff read with start page > 0 could break edge tiles or strips
  * raise b64 limit to allow for huge profiles
  * fix error return in blob save
  * tag vipsprofile as py2
  * don't cache thumbnail
- Change in 8.5.5
  * doc polishing
  * more improvements for truncated PNG files
  * improve corrupted jpg handling
  * fix small test suite issues on os x
- Change in 8.5.4
  * don't depend on image width when setting n_lines
- Change in 8.5.3
  * more link fixing in docs
  * revise cache sizing again to help out of order errors under heavy load
- Change in 8.5.2
  * better behaviour for truncated PNG files
  * missing proto for vips_tiffsave_buffer()
  * move some docs from the wiki and blog into core libvips docs
  * add support for markdown in docs
- Change in 8.5.1
  * init more classes earlier
- Change in 8.5.0
  * rewritten buffer system is safer and frees memory earlier
  * added tiff save to buffer
  * added dzsave save to buffer (zip only)
  * revise header get/set functions
  * better vipsheader behaviour with complex field types
  * added vips_image_hasalpha()
  * added vips_thumbnail() / vips_thumbnail_buffer()
  * webpload/webpsave read and write icc, xmp, exif metadata
  * better >4gb detect for zip dzsave output [Felix Bünemann]
  * all loaders have a @fail option, meaning fail on first warning, though it
    only does anything for jpg and csv
  * add vips_image_get_fields() to help bindings
  * add tiff multi-page read/write
  * add VIPS_META_PAGE_HEIGHT metadata
  * IM6/IM7 magickload supports page/n/page-height, all_frames deprecated
  * gifload supports n/page-height
  * better support for bscale / bzero in fits images
  * deprecate vips_warn() / vips_info(); use g_warning() / g_info() instead
  * vipsthumbnail supports much fancier geometry strings
  * vips_thumbnail() has new @size option
  * fix --vips-cache-max etc.
  * add compute reordering, plus some new API to support it:
    vips_reorder_margin_hint() and vips_reorder_prepare_many(), thanks
  * kick load operations from cache on read error
  * fix return from C++ assignment operator overloads (+=, -= etc)
  * add @max_slope to vips_hist_local() to implement CLAHE
  * vips_gaussnoise() pixels are reproducible on recalc
  * max/min sort values by y and x coordinate
  * tiff read uses libtiff scanline API if rows-per-strip is large
  * vips_region_shrink() knows about alpha, helps dzsave and tiffsave
  * use expat, not libxml, for XML load ... removes a required dependency, since
    we get expat as part of glib
  * new sequential mode infrastructure is faster and more flexible
  * add vips_smartcrop(), based on sharp's smartcropper
  * vipsthumbnail has a --smartcrop option
  * added vips_rot90() etc. convenience functions
  * fix vips_resize() bug when hscale and vscale were very different
- Update homepage and sourceURL
* Sun Jan 08 2017
- Update to version 8.4.5, bugfix release
* Tue Nov 22 2016
- RPM group classification fix and description update
* Tue Nov 08 2016
- Update to 8.4.3:
  * fix error detection in gif_close
  * fix tiny threading memleak
  * improve compatibility with very old glib, see #548
- Change in 8.4.2:
  * small doc improvements
  * fix error message for metadata fetch type mismatch
  * resolve a race condition in thread shutdown, thanks Lovell
- Change in 8.4:
  * many more wepsave options [Felix Bünemann]
  * added quant_table option to wepsave [Felix Bünemann]
  * added @n option to pdfload, thanks andris
  * dzsave won't write empty tiles in google mode, thanks bverem,
    perog, felixbuenemann
  * allow nested [] in CLI args
  * restore BandFmt on unpremultiply in vipsthumbnail
  * better python detection and build [Felix Bünemann]
  * max-alpha defaults to 65535 for RGB16/GREY16
  * added radsave_buffer [Henri Chain]
  * support tiff orientation tag
  * autorotate option for tiff load
  * tiffsave converts for jpg if jpg compression is turned on
  * tiffsave supports --strip
  * conversions to GREY16 could lock
  * free pixel buffers on image close as well as thread exit
    thread buffers clogging up the system
  * dzsave can write compressed zips [Felix Bünemann]
  * vips_image_write() only refs the input when it has to ... makes
    it easier to combine many images in bounded memory
  * VImage::write() implementation was missing
  * VImage::write() return value changed from void to VImage to help
  * added C++ arithmetic assignment overloads, += etc.
  * VImage::ifthenelse() with double args was missing =0 on options
  * better accuracy for reducev with smarter multiplication
  * better quality for vips_resize() with linear/cubic kernels
  * pyvips8 can create new metadata
  * better upsizing with vips_resize()
  * add imagemagick v7 support, thanks sachinwalia2k8
  * added vips_worley(), vips_perlin() noise generators
  * added vips_convf(), vips_convi(), vips_convasep(), vips_conva()
    im_conv*() functions rewritten as classes
  * vips_convsep() calls vips_convasep() for the approximate case
  * new fixed-point vector path for convi is up to about 2x faster
  * gif loader can make 1, 2, 3, or 4 bands depending on file contents
  * support --strip for pngsave
  * add svgz support [Felix Bünemann]
  * rename -> to help snapcraft
  * support unicode filenames on Windows
  * added VIPS_ROUND as well as VIPS_RINT
  * resize/reduce*/shrink*/affine now round output size to nearest rather
    than rounding down, thanks ioquatix
  * better support for tile overlaps in google maps mode in dzsave
  * dzsave puts vips-properties.xml in the main dir for gm and zoomify
  * resize and reduce have @centre option for centre convention
  * vipsthumbnail uses centre convention to better match imagemagick
- Change in 8.3.4:
  * better transparency handling in gifload, thanks diegocsandrim
- Change in 8.3.3:
  * fix performance regression in 8.3.2, thanks Lovell
  * yet more robust vips file reading
- Change in 8.3.2:
  * more robust vips image reading
  * more robust tiff read [Matt Richards]
- Change in 8.3.1:
  * rename vips wrapper script, it was still vips-8.2, thanks Benjamin
  * export C++ operator overloads for MSVC linking [Lovell]
  * fix magickload @page with GraphicsMagick
  * add giflib5 support
  * allow resize >1 on one axis, <1 on the other
  * vips_resize has an optional @kernel argument
  * fix giflib4 detection [felixbuenemann]
- Change in 8.3:
  * add vips_reduce*() ... a fast path for affine downsize
  * vips_resize() uses vips_reduce() with lanczos3
  * bicubic is better on 32-bit int images
  * add pdfload, svgload, gifload for PDF, SVG and GIF rendering
  * vipsthumbnail knows about pdfload and svgload
  * added @page param to magickload
  * matload is more specific (thanks bithive)
  * lower mem use for progressive jpg decode
  * sharpen has a new @sigma param, @radius is deprecated
  * sharpen allows a much greater range of parameters
  * sharpen defaults now suitable for screen output
  * better handling of deprecated args in python
  * much better handling of arrayimage command-line args
  * faster hist_find (Lovell Fuller)
  * webpload has a @shrink parameter for shrink-on-load
  * vipsthumbnail knows about webp shrink-on-load
  * better behaviour for vips_cast() shift of non-int types (thanks apacheark)
  * python .bandrank() now works like .bandjoin()
  * vipsthumbnail --interpolator and --sharpen switches are deprecated
  * switches to disable PPM, Rad and Analyze support
  * added VIPS_COUNT_PIXELS(), overcomputation tracking
  * @out_format in vips_system() can contain [options]
  * webpsave_buffer no longer ignores @lossless, thanks aaron42net
  * float tiff tagged as scRGB to match photoshop convention, thanks Murat
  * better jpeg autorot, thanks otto
- Change in 8.2.4:
  * fix nohalo and vsqbs interpolators, thanks Rafael
- Change in 8.2.3:
  * fix a crash with SPARC byte-order labq vips images
  * fix parsing of filenames containing brackets, thanks shilpi230
  * fix hist_entropy (lovell)
  * small fixes to radiance load
- Update patch:
  * vips-libexif-header.patch -> vips-8.4.2_libexif-header.patch
- Disable pyvips8: not available for version 8.0
- Use pkgconfig(style)
- Use _typelibdir and _girdir macros
- Spec file cleanup
* Thu Apr 21 2016
- ignore make check errors for ppc64 architecture tracked upstream
* Tue Feb 16 2016
- Update to version 8.2.2
  - changes to ease compiling C++ binding with MSVC
  - reorder file tests to put slow loaders last
  - ifthenelse needs less C stack during eval
  - better rounding in bilinear interpolator
  - fix to "make check" in non-C locales
  - use compiler builtins isnan, isinf, fabs, fmin, fmax, ceil,
    floor when possible
  - tune vips_shrinkh(), 30% faster
  - remove SEQ hint from vips_subsample(), fixes cli performance
  - fix double free on attach ICC profile from file in tiff write
  - use g_assert_not_reached()
  - better vips-from-C docs
  - remove Duff from im_conv() / im_conv_f() for a 25% speedup
* Wed Oct 28 2015
- Update to version 8.1.1
  * add vips_premultiply(), vips_unpremultiply()
  * change the alpha range rules for vips_flatten() to match vips_premultiply()
  * vipsthumbnail uses vips_resize() rather than its own code
  * vipsthumbnail uses vips_premultiply() for better alpha quality
  * added bandand() bandor() bandeor() convenience funcs to Python
  * oops, base64 encode could pad by up to two zero bytes
  * added VipsRefString as a thing that gi bindings can unpack
  * support "with Vips.Image as i:" in Python
  * try to support DOS CSV and PPM files on linux
  * add vips_byteswap(), remove byteswap option from vips_copy()
  * add vips_bandfold()/vips_bandunfold()
  * dzsave supports zip output > 4gb, thanks benjamin
  * add support for HSV colourspace
  * skip oversized markers in jpeg write
  * jpeg exif tags saved as name rather than title
  * can now set any jpeg exif tag, not just modify existing tags
  * add vips_hist_entropy()
  * vips_log(), vips_log10() are zero-avoiding
  * better overlap handling for dzsave, thanks robclouth
  * add @spacing option to vips_text()
  * tiff loads and saves IPCT and Photoshop data
* Wed May 06 2015
- Update to version 8.0.2
  * remove old doc stuff, lots of doc improvements
  * add fliphor(), flipver(), rot90(), rot180(), rot270(), median(),
    dilate(), erode() convenience methods to Python and C++
  * python: use [] to index and slice image bands, use () to get a point
  * c++: use [] to band index, () returns a vector<double>
  * add shift option to cast
  * sRGB2scRGB and scRGB2sRGB scale 16-bit alpha to and from 8-bit
  * add magickload_buffer() [mcuelenaere]
  * add vips_foreign_is_a_buffer() [mcuelenaere]
  * added, plus more test images
  * added vips_region_shrink(), fast x2 shrinker
  * rewritten tiff writer is about 3 - 4x faster at making pyramids
  * jpg, magick, png, tiff readers now use only 1 fd per input image
  * added vips_info_set(), vips_progress_set(), vips_profile_set()
  * better conversion to greyscale
  * add vips_image_copy_memory(), improves stability with heavy threading
  * jpegsave supports new mozjpeg features [lovell]
  * add vips_vipsload(), vips_vipssave()
* Fri Feb 13 2015
- Update to version 7.42.3
  * Bug fixes and small improvements see included ChangeLog file for details
* Mon Jan 12 2015
- Update to version 7.42.1
  * See included ChangeLog file for details
  * Remove obsolete vips-date-and-time.patch
- Fix libexif headers path
  * vips-libexif-header.patch
- Build with webp support
- Enable post-build tests
* Wed Oct 22 2014
- Update to version 7.40.11
  * See included ChangeLog file for details
* Fri Aug 22 2014
- Update to version 7.40.6
  * fix similarity rotate+scale
  * fix 16-bit PNG save
  * fix vipsthumbnail on many-core systems
  * fix a race in im_maxpos_avg()
  * limit n_thr on tiny images
  * don't exit() on memleak detected, just warn
  * add "autocrop" option to openslide load
  * argh fix affine, again, there were sometimes black bars with
    nohalo and the vips8 interface
  * pngsave in interlaced mode makes a copy of the image, so it's
    always seq
  * vipsthumbnail shrinks to 1/2 window_size
  * vipsthumbnail has an anti-alias filter between shrink and affine
  * vipsthumbnail defaults to bicubic
  * better rounding behaviour for fixed-point bicubic reduces noise
  * fix colour for openslide read associated
* Tue Jul 29 2014
- Update to version 7.40.4
  * fix vips_rawsave_fd(), im_point()
  * vips_scale() now does round to nearest to avoid rounding errors
  * improve im_openout() compat macro
  * more robust vips_system()
  * add webp support to vips7
  * fix interlaced thumbnails in vipsthumbnail
  * fits save now caches the image before write, so it's top-to-bottom
  * add --properties argument to dzsave
  * dzsave write to zip stops at 4gb
  * improve short option name handling
* Fri Jun 27 2014
- Update to version 7.40.1
  * revise man.1 pages
  * fix vips_guess_prefix()
* Tue Jun 24 2014
- Update to version 7.40.0
  * new functions and classes, see included ChangeLog file
  * auto-decode for (almost) all operations, see vips_image_decode()
  * background render thread cleans up and quits neatly
  * colourspace has a source_space option
  * operations can be tagged as "deprecated"
  * better rounding in vips_flatten()
  * VipsStatistic operations are sequential
  * vipsthumbnail has --rotate auto-rotate option
  * removed embedded thumbnail reader from vipsthumbnail: embedded
    thumbnails are too unlike the main image
  * reduce default cache size to 1,000 operations
  * vips_system() now supports many input images and you can
    change image argument order
  * support 16-bit palette TIFFs, plus palette TIFFs can have an alpha
  * dzsave can directly write a ZIP file
  * add ".vips" as an alternative suffix for vips files
  * support 1/2/4 bit palette tiff images with alpha
  * added Travis CI config
  * better filename tracking for globalbalance
  * revised vips8 image load/save API, now simpler and more logical
  * operations emit "invalidate" if any of their input images invalidate
  * operation cache drops ops on invalidate
* Thu Feb 27 2014
- Update to version 7.38.5
  * jpeg load from buffer could write to input, thanks Lovell
  * fix webpload from buffer, thanks Lovell
  * vips_sequential() could fail under heavy load
  * remove support for seq mode read for operations like extract
  * --sharpen=none option to vipsthumbnail was broken
  * more locking on property create and lookup to help very-threaded systems
* Fri Feb 07 2014
- Update to version 7.38.3
  * undeprecate VIPS_MASK_IDEAL_HIGHPASS and friends
  * auto RAD decode for affine
  * falsecolour was not working for some image types
  * foreign memory buffer images did not have the right dhint,
    broke command-line falsecolour on sequential images
  * support many Radiance readers active at once
  * add secret "rgbjpeg" flag to vips_tiffsave() to help IIP
* Tue Jan 21 2014
- Update to version 7.38.1
  * bump soname
  * better conversion to and from scrgb/xyz for rad (hdr)
  * fix --interpolate flag to vipsthumbnail
* Sun Jan 19 2014
- Update to version 7.38.0
  * redone im_rotate_*mask45(), im_gauss_*mask*(), im_log_*mask(),
    im_dilate(), im_erode(), im_rank_image(), im_compass(),
    im_linedet(), im_gradient(), im_convsep(), im_convsep_f(),
    im_fastcor(), im_spcor(), im_sharpen() as classes
  * im_gradcor() deprecated
  * vips_init() now does some ABI compat checking, though this
    change requires an ABI break
  * add "interlace" option to vips_jpegsave()
  * remove vips_image_copy_fields() and vips_demand_hint() and add
    vips_image_pipeline() to do both jobs
  * vipsthumbnail allows non-square bounding boxes, thanks seth
  * add vips_matrixprint()
  * add @point subsample mode to vips_subsample()
  * im_contrast_surface() deprecated: it was slower than calling
    conv a few times
  * radiance load supports sequential read
  * rewritten radiance decode is much faster
  * add vips_crop(), a synonym for vips_extract_area()
  * rename vips_gammacorrect() as vips_gamma(), now takes 1 / exp
  * vips_gamma() works for any format
  * add --linear mode to vipsthumbnail
  * support XYZ as a PCS for vips_icc_import() and vips_icc_export()
  * add --strip option to jpegsave
  * added vips_gaussblur() convenience function
  * added --vips-profile, records and dumps thread timing and memory
    use info
  * added vipsprofile, visualises --vips-profile output
  * auto-vectorization-friendly inner loops
  * added vips::init() and vips::shutdown() to C++ API
  * reuse pixel buffers on sharing to reduce mem cycling
  * conv is SMALLTILE, huge mem use saving on wide images
  * vipsthumbnail has a --crop option
  * remove video4linux1 code, it was useless on all modern linuxes
  * redone freq filter builders as classes
  * redone im_fwfft(), im_invfft(), im_freqflt(), im_disp_ps(),
    im_fractsurf(), im_phasecor() as classes
  * vips_colourspace() allows B_W, GREY16, RGB16 as source / target
  * added vips_thread_shutdown(), thanks Lovell
  * vips_linear() has a uchar output mode
  * redone im_cntlines(), im_rank() as classes
  * move im_zerox() to deprecated, it wasm't very useful
* Fri Dec 20 2013
- Update to version 7.36.5
  * better cache sizing in unbuffered sequential mode
  * allow larger tile_size in dzsave
  * remove use of PATH_MAX to help gnu hurd
  * fix vips_hist_match()
  * improve compat with im_init_world()
Version: 8.10.6-bp154.1.37
* Wed Jul 14 2021 Steve Kowalik <>
- Add vips-vipsprofile-python3-shebang.patch:
  * Change shebang of vipsprofile to be /usr/bin/python3
* Sat Apr 24 2021 Andreas Schneider <>
- Update to version 8.10.6
Version: 8.10.5-bp153.1.1
* Sun Feb 07 2021 Wang Jun <>
- Update to version 8.10.5
  * fix potential /0 in animated webp load [lovell]
  * fix spng detection
  * fix vips7 webp load [barryspearce]
  * fix out of bounds exif read in heifload
  * fix out of bounds read in tiffload
  * fix tiffsave region shrink mode [imgifty]
  * add missing flushes on write to target [harukizaemon]
  * hide info messages you could get with some older glibs [kleisauke]
  * fix --no-strip on dzsave with icc-profiles [altert]
  * relax heic is_a rules [hisham]
  * better GraphicsMagick image write [bfriesen]
  * add missing read loops to spng, heif, giflib and ppm load [kleisauke]
  * block zero width or height images from imagemagick load [Koen1999]
  * check for overflow in gifload height [lovell]
  * fix msb_first default in ppm load and save [ewelot]
  * force binary mode on win for connection read / write [Alreiber]
  * better testing for output to target [barryspearce]
  * ppmload_source was missing is_a [ewelot]
  * improve webpload rounding and blending behaviour [lovell]
  * fix range clip in int32 -> unsigned casts [ewelot]
  * fix precision error in clip of float -> int casts [ewelot]
  * fix load of HEIC images with 0 length metadata [ddennedy-gpsw]
  * revise rounding in reduce [kleisauke]
* Thu Dec 10 2020 Andreas Schneider <>
- Update to vips 8.10.2
  * update magicksave/load profile handling [kelilevi]
  * better demand hint rules [kaas3000]
  * fix tiff thumbnail from buffer and source [vansante]
  * in jpegsave, don't set JFIF resolution if we set EXIF resolution
  * bump minimum libheif version to 1.3 [lovell]
  * dzsave in iiif mode could set info.json dimensions off by one [Linden6]
  * pdfload allows dpi and scale to both be set [le0daniel]
  * allow gaussblur sigma zero, meaning no blur
  * better heif signature detection [lovell]
  * fix vips_fractsurf() typo [kleisauke]
  * better heif EOF detection [lovell]
  * fix gir build with g-o-i 1.66+ [László]
  * improve seek behaviour on pipes
  * add "speed" param to heifsave [lovell]
  * fix regression in C path for dilate / erode [kleisauke]
  * fix build with libheif save but no load [estepnv]
* Tue Oct 13 2020 Andreas Schneider <>
- Add AVIF support via libheif
  * libheif is *only* built with AVIF support
  * HEIF is not working as it isn't linked against x265
* Sat Aug 15 2020 Dirk Mueller <>
- update to vips 8.10.0:
  - more conformat IIIF output from dzsave [regisrob]
  - add @id to dzsave to set IIIF id property [regisrob]
  - add max and min to region shrink [rgluskin]
  - allow \ as an escape character in vips_break_token() [akemrir]
  - tiffsave has a "depth" param to set max pyr depth
  - libtiff LOGLUV images load and save as libvips XYZ
  - add gifload_source, csvload_source, csvsave_target, matrixload_source,
    matrixsave_source, pdfload_source, heifload_source, heifsave_target,
    ppmload_source, ppmsave_target
  - revise vipsthumbnail flags
  - add VIPS_LEAK env var
  - add vips_pipe_read_limit_set(), --vips-pipe-read-limit,
  - revise gifload to fix BACKGROUND and PREVIOUS dispose [alon-ne]
  - add subsample_mode, deprecate no_subsample in jpegsave [Elad-Laufer]
  - add vips_isdirf()
  - add PAGENUMBER support to tiff write [jclavoie-jive]
  - add "all" mode to smartcrop
  - flood fill could stop half-way for some very complex shapes
  - better handling of unaligned reads in multipage tiffs [petoor]
  - mark old --delete option to vipsthumbnail as deprecated [UweOhse]
  - png save with a bad ICC profile just gives a warning
  - add "premultipled" option to vips_affine(), clarified vips_resize()
    behaviour with alpha channels
  - improve bioformats support with read and write of tiff subifd pyramids
  - thumbnail exploits subifd pyramids
  - handle all EXIF orientation cases, deprecate
    vips_autorot_get_angle() [Elad-Laufer]
  - load PNGs with libspng, if possible
  - deprecate heifload autorotate -- it's now always on
  - revised resize improves accuracy [kleisauke]
  - add --vips-config flag to show configuration info
  - add "bitdepth" param to tiff save, deprecate "squash" [MathemanFlo]
  - tiff load and save now supports 2 and 4 bit data [MathemanFlo]
  - pngsave @bitdepth parameter lets you write 1, 2 and 4 bit PNGs
  - ppmsave also uses "bitdepth" now, for consistency
  - reduce operation cache max to 100
  - rework the final bits of vips7 for vips8 [kleisauke]
  - --disable-deprecated now works [kleisauke]
  - vipsheader allows "stdin" as a filename
  - gifload allows gifs with images outside the canvas
  - wasm compatibility patches [kleisauke]
  - webpsave has a @profile param
* Mon May 04 2020 Luigi Baldoni <>
- Update to version 8.9.2
  * Too many changes to list, see ChangeLog
- Dropped python subpackage (bindings now supplied separately)
- Added vips-8.9.2-implicit-fortify-decl.patch
- Spec cleanup