4.8.0 Release...

Stephen Woodbridge woodbri at SWOODBRIDGE.COM
Thu Jan 5 11:09:10 EST 2006

Anti aliased lines are my primary (only?) reason for moving to 4.8. So 
anything that we can do to facilitate distributing a patch or whatever 
would help. It will take longer than whenever for the new gd release to 
appear on all the distribution packages :(


Steve Lime wrote:
> Hi folks: Sean and I found a bug in the antialiasing code (single
> pixel lines) within GD that causes segfaults under certain
> circumstances. It's a problem with the way they implement clipping
> for aa lines. I contacted Thomas Boutell late last night and actually
> heard back this morning. The issue has been fixed in the upcoming GD
> 2.0.34 release (no date on that release).
> How should we handle on our end? This does not affect the fuzzy brush
> code.
> I was thinking about asking for a preview release of 2.0.34 and then
> perhaps adjusting the configure process to detect that version. The
> patch to fix GD is trivial so we could even offer a patched version
> (or the patch itself) for folks that want to use aa.
> Steve

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