[Image-SIG] PIL 1.1.2 release candidate 1 now available
Thu, 3 May 2001 14:18:42 +0200
I just posted a prerelease of the 1.1.2 maintenance release to
the main reason for this update is a couple of 2.1 issues, but
several bug fixes also made it (some interesting contributions
didn't make it, though -- we'll deal with them in 1.1.3). if you
miss something really essential, let me know asap.
we plan to release 1.1.2 final on monday (may 7).
*** Changes from release 1.1.1 to 1.1.2 ***
+ Adapted to Python 2.1. Among other things, all uses of the
"regex" module has been repleased with "re".
+ Fixed attribute error when reading large PNG files (this bug
was introduced in maintenance code released after the 1.1.1
+ Ignore non-string objects in sys.path
+ Fixed Image.transform(EXTENT) for negative xoffsets
+ Fixed bitmap/text drawing in fill mode.
+ Fixed "getextrema" to work also for multiband images.
+ Added transparency support for L and P images to the PNG codec.
+ Improved support for read-only images. The "load" method now
sets the "readonly" attribute for memory-mapped images. Operations
that modifies an image in place (such as "paste" and drawing operations)
creates an in-memory copy of the image, if necessary. (before this
change, any attempt to modify a memory-mapped image resulted in a
+ Added special cases for lists everywhere PIL expects a sequence.
This should speed up things like "putdata" and drawing operations.
+ The Image.offset method is deprecated. Use the ImageChops.offset
+ Changed ImageChops operators to copy palette and info dictionary
from the first image argument.