Updated: python-imaging-2.6.1-1, python3-imaging-2.6.1-1

Yaakov Selkowitz yselkowitz@cygwin.com
Fri Dec 19 17:56:00 GMT 2014


The following packages have been updated in the Cygwin distribution:

* python-imaging-2.6.1-1
* python3-imaging-2.6.1-1 (NEW)

The Python Imaging Library (PIL) adds image processing capabilities to 
the Python interpreter. This library supports many file formats, and 
provides powerful image processing and graphics capabilities.

This release switches to the Pillow fork of PIL, due to stagnation of 
the original code base and lack of Python 3.x compatibility.  The Pillow 
fork is a drop-in replacement for the original PIL, with one exception: 
previously one could "import Image", but now it must be imported as 
"from PIL import Image", which also works with the original PIL.  By 
now, most code should have been fixed, but if not, patches should exist 
in Fedora and other Linux distributions.

-- 
Yaakov



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