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                   ------------------------------
                   GNU Image Manipulation Program
                          2.8 Stable Branch
                   ------------------------------

This is the stable branch of GIMP. No new features are being added
here, just bug-fixes.


Overview of Changes from GIMP 2.8.12 to GIMP 2.8.14
===================================================


General:

 - Fix libtool versioning (forgot to bump gimp_interface_age)


Overview of Changes from GIMP 2.8.10 to GIMP 2.8.12
===================================================


Core:

 - OSX: Fix migration code for old GIMP directories
 - Fix brush sizes when used from plug-ins
 - Windows: Allow to Explorer-open files with UTF-8 characters in the filename
 - Make XCF loading more robust against broken files


GUI:

 - Make sure the widget direction matches the GUI language
 - Remove the option to disable the warning when closing a modified image
 - Fix canvas overlay widgets (like the text options) for tablets
 - Make DND work between images in one dockable


Libgimp:

 - Make gimp_image_get_name() return the string used for the image title


Plug-ins:

 - Make script-fu-server more secure by listening to 127.0.0.1 by
   default and add a warning about changing that IP. This breaks the
   procedure's API, but for security reasons.
 - Bring back proper script-fu translations


General:

 - Massively clean up and fix the OSX build and bundle
 - Add Jenkins tutorial
 - Documentation updates
 - Bug fixes
 - Translation updates


Overview of Changes from GIMP 2.8.8 to GIMP 2.8.10
==================================================


Core:

 - Set manifest as Windows 8 compatible


GUI:

 - Indicate if a file was exported in the Quit dialog
 - Add shortcuts and hint labels to the close and quit dialogs
   that make closing and quitting easier and more consistent
 - Rename the File->Export menu labels to match Save/Save as
 - Fix keyboard shortcuts on OSX Mavericks
 - Don't open lots of progress popups when opening many files
 - Correctly restore the hidden state of docks in single window mode


Libgimp:

 - Fix exporting an image consisting of a single layer group
 - Don't attempt to pick transparent colors


Plug-ins:

 - Fix crash in LCMS plugin if RGB profile was missing


General:

 - Fix compile on NetBSD (missing -lexecinfo)
 - Bug fixes
 - Translation updates


Overview of Changes from GIMP 2.8.6 to GIMP 2.8.8
=================================================


Core:

 - Make sure indexed images always have a colormap
 - Fix language selection via preferences on Windows
 - Don't crash on setting a large text size


GUI:

 - Keep the same image active when switching between MWM and SWM
 - Make sure all dockables are properly resizable (particularly shrinkable)
 - Add links to jump directly to Save/Export from the Export/Save
   file extension warning dialogs


Libgimp:

 - Fix GimpPickButton on OSX


Plug-ins:

 - Properly document plug-in-autocrop-layer's PDB interface
 - Fix importing of indexed BMPs


General:

 - Fix lots of places to use GIO to get proper file sizes and times on windows
 - Add an AppData file for GIMP
 - Backport lcms2 support from master, because lcms1 is not getting
   bug fixes any longer
 - Lots of bug fixes
 - Lots of translation updates


Overview of Changes from GIMP 2.8.4 to GIMP 2.8.6
=================================================


Core:

 - Fix saving to URIs, it was broken to only allow exporting, and fix
   save/export of compressed files
 - Fix brush spacing for drawing in any direction
 - Increase the maximum size of clipboard brushes and patterns to 1024x1024
 - Make sure data objects are saved when only their name was changed


GUI:

 - Don't allow single-window docks to shrink smaller than their requisition
 - Make sure a single-window's right docks keep their size across sessions
 - Allow to change the spacing of non-generated brushes again
 - In single-window mode, make Escape move the focus to the canvas,
   and beep if the focus is already there
 - Be smarter about unavailable fonts, and don't crash
 - Make clicking the single-window's close button quit GIMP
 - Make view-close (Ctrl+W) only close image windows and tabs, not docks


Libgimp:

 - Add SIGNED_ROUND() which also rounds negative values correctly


Plug-ins:

 - Make GIMP_PLUGIN_DEBUG work again after GLib changed logging
 - Fix zealous crop for transparent borders


Installer:

 - Add Hungarian translation


Data:

 - Add a default "Color from Gradient" dynamics and tool preset


General:

 - Lots of bug fixes
 - Lots of translation updates


Overview of Changes from GIMP 2.8.2 to GIMP 2.8.4
=================================================


Core:

 - Move the OSX gimpdir to "~/Library/Application Support"


GUI:

 - Better names for the default filters in save and export
 - Make tool drawing (esp. the brush outline) much more responsive
 - Remember the "maximized" state across sessions
 - Simplify the splash image code a lot, makes it appear immediately again
 - Allow the text tool to start on an image without layers
 - Various fixes for text style attribute handling
 - Set unconfigured input devices to eraser if GTK+ says they are erasers
 - Make language selectable in Preferences on OSX


Libgimp:

 - Make libgimp drawable combo boxes aware of layer groups
 - Make sure plug-in windows appear on top on OSX
 - Fix item width in GimpPageSelector (used e.g. in PDF import)


Plug-ins:

 - Better default values in the Drop Shadow script
 - Fix a whole bunch of bugs in the BMP plug-in
 - On OSX, use the system's screenshot utility


Installer:

 - Add Brazilian-Portuguese translation to the Windows installer


Source and build system:

 - Many improvements to the OSX bundle build system
 - Support automake 1.13


General:

 - Lots of bug fixes
 - Lots of translation updates


Overview of Changes from GIMP 2.8.0 to GIMP 2.8.2
=================================================


Core:

 - Make tag matching always case-insensitive
 - Let the tile-cache-size default to half the physical memory


GUI:

 - Mention that the image was exported in the close warning dialog
 - Make sure popup windows appear on top on OSX
 - Allow file opening by dropping to the OSX dock
 - Fix the visibility logic of the export/overwrite menu items
 - Remove all "Use GEGL" menu items, they only add bugs and zero function
 - Improve performance of display filters, especially color management
 - Fix the image window title to comply with the save/export spec
   and use the same image name everywhere, not only in the title
 - Fix positioning of pasted/dropped stuff to be more reasonable


Libgimp:

 - Move gimpdir and thumbnails to proper locations on OSX
 - Implement relocation on OSX
 - Allow to use $(gimp_installation_dir) in config files


Plug-ins:

 - Fix remembering of JPEG load/save defaults
 - Revive the page setup dialog on Windows


Source and build system:

 - Add Windows installer infrastructure
 - Add infrastructure to build GIMP.app on OSX


General:

 - Lots of bug fixes
 - List of translation updates