Fedora 15 Update: potrace-1.10-1.fc15

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-08-23 04:05:03

Name        : potrace
Product     : Fedora 15
Version     : 1.10
Release     : 1.fc15
URL         : http://potrace.sourceforge.net
Summary     : Transform bitmaps into vector graphics
Description :
Potrace is a utility for tracing a bitmap, which means, transforming a bitmap
into a smooth, scalable image. The input is a bitmap (PBM, PGM, PPM, or BMP
format), and the default output is an encapsulated PostScript file (EPS).
A typical use is to create EPS files from scanned data, such as company or
university logos, handwritten notes, etc. The resulting image is not "jaggy"
like a bitmap, but smooth. It can then be rendered at any resolution.

Potrace can currently produce the following output formats: EPS, PostScript,
PDF, SVG (scalable vector graphics), Xfig, Gimppath, and PGM (for easy
antialiasing). Additional backends might be added in the future.

Mkbitmap is a program distributed with Potrace which can be used to pre-process
the input for better tracing behavior on greyscale and color images.

Update Information:

A DXF backend was added. The output is in the drawing interchange format used by computer aided design software. Thanks to Jonas Benedett Dorr for testing. The Gimppath backend was changed to be compatible with current versions of Gimp. The EPS, PDF, and SVG backends now use high-resolution bounding boxes. The default scaling of the EPS, PDF, and SVG backends is now fixed at 72dpi. A new option --flat was added to the SVG backend. A new option --tight was added to remove whitespace around the input image before calculating its scaling and placement.

* Sun Aug 21 2011 Jussi Lehtola <jussilehtola at fedoraproject.org> - 1.10-1
- Update to 1.10.

  [ 1 ] Bug #732257 - potrace-1.10 is available

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update potrace' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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