[ANNOUNCE] pixman release 0.26.0 now available

Søren Sandmann sandmann at cs.au.dk
Sat May 26 14:44:17 PDT 2012

A new stable pixman release 0.26.0 is now available. Highlights of
this release:

 * New support for MIPS DSPr2 ASE. [Nemanja Lukic]

 * Improved performance with the iwMMXt instruction set. [Matt Turner]

 * New support forthe  Loongson SIMD instruction set. [Matt]
   Performance results from a number of cairo based benchmarks:

          Benchmark                           Improvement

          evolution .............. image:         12.8 %
                                 image16:         15.9 %
          firefox-planet-gnome ... image:         14.4 %
                                 image16:         10.0 %
          gnome-terminal-vim ..... image:         16.5 %
                                 image16:         15.7 %
          gvim ................... image:         13.1 %
                                 image16:          7.0 %
          ocitysmap .............. image:         24.1 %
                                 image16:         23.9 %
          poppler ................ image:         18.7 %
                                 image16:         17.5 %
          swfdec-giant-steps ..... image:      no change
                                 image16:         35.3 %
          swfdec-youtube ......... image:         23.5 %
                                 image16:         12.4 %
          xfce4-terminal-a1 ...... image:         26.9 %
                                 image16:         28.8 %
   Please see 


   for more information.

In addition to a number of bug fixes, cleanups and performance
improvements, this release also contains improved support for Android
and iOS thanks to Bobby Salazar.

Thanks to everybody who contributed to pixman 0.26.0, including Alan
Coopersmith, Andrea Canciani, Bobby Salazar, Chun-wei Fan, Colin
Walters, Ingmar Runge, Jeremy Huddleston, Matt Turner, Naohiro Aota,
Nemanja Lukic, and Søren Sandmann Pedersen,

Please send bug reports to pixman at lists.freedesktop.org or file them at





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	Alan Coopersmith (2):
	      Make mmx code compatible with Solaris Studio 12.3 compilers
	      Just use xmmintrin.h when building with Solaris Studio compilers
	Andrea Canciani (6):
	      Remove useless checks for NULL before freeing
	      test: Cleanup includes
	      Use the ARRAY_LENGTH() macro when possible
	      test: Reuse the ARRAY_LENGTH() macro
	      demos: Consistently use G_N_ELEMENTS()
	      test: Produce autotools-looking report in the win32 build system
	Bobby Salazar (2):
	      Android Runtime Detection Support For ARM NEON
	      iOS Runtime Detection Support For ARM NEON
	Chun-wei Fan (1):
	      Just include xmmintrin.h on MSVC as well
	Colin Walters (1):
	      autogen.sh: Support GNOME Build API
	Ingmar Runge (1):
	      Fix MSVC compilation
	Jeremy Huddleston (7):
	      configure.ac: Add an --enable-libpng option
	      Revert "Disable MMX when Clang is being used."
	      Silence a warning about unused pixman_have_mmx
	      Disable MMX when incompatible clang is being used.
	      Expand TLS support beyond __thread to __declspec(thread)
	      Fix a false-negative in MMX check
	      configure.ac: Fix a copy-paste-o in TLS detection
	Matt Turner (41):
	      Use AC_LANG_SOURCE for iwMMXt configure program
	      Make sure to run AC_SUBST IWMMXT_CFLAGS
	      Convert while (w) to if (w) when possible
	      autoconf: use #error instead of error
	      mmx: enable over_x888_8_8888 on ARM/iwMMXt
	      mmx: Use _mm_mulhi_pu16
	      mmx: Use _mm_shuffle_pi16
	      mmx: fix typo in pix_add_mul on MSVC
	      Update .gitignore with more demos and tests
	      mmx: make store8888 take uint32_t *dest as argument
	      mmx: make load8888 take a pointer to data instead of the data itself
	      lowlevel-blt: add over_8888_8888
	      lowlevel-blt: add over_x888_n_8888
	      lowlevel-blt-bench: add in_8_8 and in_n_8_8
	      Use AC_LANG_SOURCE for DSPr2 configure program
	      mmx: enable over_n_0565 for b5g6r5
	      mmx: Use force_inline instead of __inline__ (bug 46906)
	      configure.ac: require >= gcc-4.5 for ARM iwMMXt
	      mmx: fix _mm_shuffle_pi16 function when compiling without optimization
	      configure.ac: fix iwMMXt/gcc version error message
	      mmx: add store function and use it in add_8888_8888
	      mmx: add load function and use it in add_8888_8888
	      mmx: make ldq_u take __m64* directly
	      mmx: compile on MIPS for Loongson MMI optimizations
	      mmx: remove unnecessary uint64_t<->__m64 conversions
	      mmx: simplify srcsrcsrcsrc calculation in over_n_8_0565
	      mmx: introduce is_equal, is_opaque, and is_zero functions
	      mmx: don't pack and unpack src unnecessarily
	      mmx: Use Loongson pinsrh instruction in pack_565
	      mmx: Use Loongson pextrh instruction in expand565
	      mmx: add r5g6b5 fetcher
	      mmx: add a8 fetcher
	      mmx: add x8f8g8b8 fetcher
	      mmx: add src_8888_0565
	      mmx: Use wpackhus in src_x888_0565 on iwMMXt
	      .gitignore: add demos/checkerboard and demos/quad2quad
	      configure.ac: make -march=loongson2f come before CFLAGS
	      mmx: add and use pack_4x565 function
	      configure.ac: Fix loongson-mmi out-of-tree builds
	      configure.ac: Rename loongson -> loongson-mmi
	      configure.ac: Fail the ARM/iwMMXt test if not compiling with -march=iwmmx
	Naohiro Aota (1):
	      Don't use non-POSIX test
	Nemanja Lukic (7):
	      MIPS: DSPr2: Basic infrastructure for MIPS architecture
	      MIPS: DSPr2: Added fast-paths for SRC operation.
	      MIPS: DSPr2: Added mips_dspr2_blt and mips_dspr2_fill routines.
	      MIPS: DSPr2: Added over_n_8888_8888_ca and over_n_8888_0565_ca fast paths
	      MIPS: DSPr2: Added over_n_8_8888 and over_n_8_0565 fast paths.
	      MIPS: DSPr2: Fix bug in over_n_8888_8888_ca/over_n_8888_0565_ca routines
	      MIPS: DSPr2: Added bilinear over_8888_8_8888 fast path.
	Søren Sandmann Pedersen (49):
	      Post-release version bump to 0.25.1
	      region: Add pixman_region{,32}_clear() functions.
	      Modify gradient-test to show a bug in NONE processing
	      gradient-walker: For NONE repeats, when x < 0 or x > 1, set both colors t
	      pixman-image.c: Fix typo in pixman_image_set_transform()
	      Fix some signed overflow bugs
	      Add missing cast in _pixman_edge_multi_init()
	      Fix a bunch of signed overflow issues
	      In MUL_UNc() cast to comp2_t
	      Reject trapezoids where top (botttom) is above (below) the edges
	      Fix rounding for DIV_UNc()
	      test: In the alphamap test, also test that we get the right red value
	      Fix bugs with alpha maps
	      test/alphamap.c: Make dst and orig_dst more independent of each other
	      Get rid of delegates for combiners
	      Move the color_correct() function from composite.c to utils.c
	      Rename color_correct() to round_color()
	      test: Add a new "pixel_checker_t" object.
	      test: Port composite test over to use new pixel_checker_t object.
	      Revert "Reject trapezoids where top (botttom) is above (below) the edges"
	      mmx: Enable over_x888_8_8888() for x86 as well
	      mmx: Delete unused function in_over_full_src_alpha()
	      Disable MMX when Clang is being used.
	      Disable implementations mentioned in the PIXMAN_DISABLE environment varia
	      Move fetching for solid bits images to pixman-noop.c
	      pixman-accessors.h: Delete unused macros
	      pixman-access.c: Remove some unused macros
	      mmx: Squash a warning by making the argument to ldl_u() const
	      Pre-release version bump to 0.25.2
	      Post-release version bump to 0.25.3
	      Use "=a" and "=d" constraints for rdtsc inline assembly
	      demos: Add quad2quad program
	      demos: Add checkerboard demo
	      composite-test.c: Use similar gradient to the one in the PDF spec.
	      composite-test.c: Add a parrot image
	      Add the original parrot image.
	      Rename fast_composite_add_1000_1000 to _add_1_1()
	      gtk-utils.c: Don't include pixman-private.h
	      test/utils.c: Rename and export the pngify_pixels() function.
	      gtk-utils.c: In pixbuf_from_argb32() use a8r8g8b8_to_rgba_np()
	      test/utils.c: Clip values to the [0, 255] interval
	      bits_image_fetch_pixel_convolution(): Make sure channels are signed
	      Add Makefile.win32 and Makefile.win32.common to EXTRA_DIST
	      demos/Makefile.am: Add parrot.c to EXTRA_DIST
	      Pre-release version bump to 0.25.6
	      Post-release version bump to 0.25.7
	      demos: Add parrot.jpg to EXTRA_DIST
	      test: Composite with solid images instead of using pixman_image_fill_*
	      Pre-release version bump to 0.26.0

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