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Release Digest: GNU, April 15, 2003

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GNU Gengetopt 2.9

GNU Gengetopt 2.9 has been released.  It is available from
ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gengetopt/ and mirrors of that site (see list of
mirror sites at http://www.gnu.org/order/ftp.html).

GNU Gengetopt generates a C function that uses getopt_long function
to parse the command line options, validate them and fill a

Version 2.9

    * fixed explicit rules in Makefiles that generated errors with some
      versions of non-GNU makes.
    * names in the generated #ifndef do not contain leading paths
      (reported by Heiko Nardmann <<A HREF="mailto:h.nardmann@secunet.de">h.nardmann@secunet.de>, Kim Bisgaard
      <<A HREF="mailto:kib@dmi.dk">kib@dmi.dk> and Guillaume Chazarain <<A HREF="mailto:booh@altern.org">booh@altern.org>).
    * correctly print the line number for semantic errors
      (reported by Max Bane <<A HREF="mailto:bane@uchicago.edu">bane@uchicago.edu>)
    * handle group options without short options (reported by Excoffier
      Denis <<A HREF="mailto:Denis.Excoffier@ens.fr">Denis.Excoffier@ens.fr>)

Visit the Gengetopt home page at

Anonymous CVS access is available.  Please visit
where you can find detailed descriptions of how to access the CVS
(read-only).  I plan to make release-candidate versions available
through CVS.

Bug reports should go to bug-gengetopt@gnu.org.


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GIMP 1.3.14

Hi GIMPers,

our latest release had some issues and we considered to do a quick
bug-fix release but I think it was worth to wait a little longer for
GIMP-1.3.14. Grab your copy from


Quite a few rather long-standing bugs have been fixed (thanks to the
help of Pedro Gimeno) and GIMP-1.3 is actually becoming quite useable
these days. Here's a short summary of changes. For a more complete
coverage, please consult the ChangeLog:

Overview of Changes in GIMP 1.3.14

- Better resampling for the transform tools [OEyvind Kolaas]
- Added MNG save plug-in [S. Mukund]
- Added framework for image templates [Mitch]
- Vector tool improvements [Simon]
- Improved look and feel if layer previews are disabled [Mitch, Sven, Jimmac]
- Keyboard navigation for grid views [Sven]
- List and grid views for fonts [Mitch, Sven]
- Some text tool improvements [Sven]
- More icons in even more sizes [Jimmac, Mitch, Sven]
- I18n header cleanup [Sven]
- Lots of bug fixes

Other contributors:
  Manish Singh, Pedro Gimeno, Owen, Raphael Quinet

Please give this release lots of testing and if you find bugs, report
them at http://bugzilla.gnome.org/.

Salut, Sven