poppler update to 0.15.0 (0.16 alpha)

Marek Kasik mkasik at redhat.com
Mon Sep 27 08:07:02 UTC 2010


Hi all,

I plan to update update poppler in rawhide (Fedora 15) to new
development version 0.15 next week (at Monday, October 4th). Changes
against 0.14.x are:

	core:
	 * Remove exception support
	 * Improve creation of Annotations
	 * Fix failure to parse PDF with damaged internal structure.
           (Bugs #29189 #3870)
	 * Add a way to access the raw text of a page
	 * Speed improvements when reading multiple characters from a
           given Stream
	 * Speed improvements in the Splash backend
	 * Speed improvement in gray color space calculations
	 * Speed improvement in ICC color space calculations
	 * Speed improvement when reading some fonts
	 * Make GBool a bool instead of an int

	glib:
	 * Add GObject introspection support
	 * Improve creation of Annotations
	 * Add a way to get the coordinates of each character of a page
	 * Add a way to get the page label
	 * Documentation improvements
	 * Support password protected documents in the demo
	 * Support for selection in the demo
	 * Support for adding annotationss in the demo
	 * Misc improvements in the internals
	
	qt4:
	 * Add a way to access the raw text of a page
	 * Recognize "Print" as named action
	 * Documentation improvements
	
	build system:
	 * Add option for autogen.sh to skip configure
	 * Nicer autogen.sh output
	 * Improvements when build the glib frontend with CMake
	
	utils:
	 * pdftohtml: Use splash instead of external gs invocation to
           render the background
	 * pdftohtml: Let the user specify the resolution of the
           background. (Bug #29551)
	
	cpp:
	 * Add a way to access the raw text of a page

+ 2 soname bumps in libpoppler.so.* and libpoppler.glib.so.*.
Please check whether your package builds against this new version of
poppler correctly if you maintain a package which requires it. The new
version has been pushed to git already but not built yet.

Regards

Marek
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