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pyexiv2 0.3.2 "Travelling" - 2011-10-24
---------------------------------------

Dependencies:

- Python ≥ 2.6
- libexiv2 ≥ 0.19
- boost.python ≥ 1.38

Bugs fixed:

- 880659: Regression: pyexiv2 0.3.1 doesn’t work with Python 2.6

Contributors:

- Olivier Tilloy


pyexiv2 0.3.1 "Challenges" - 2011-10-23
---------------------------------------

Dependencies:

- Python ≥ 2.6
- libexiv2 ≥ 0.19
- boost.python ≥ 1.38

Changes:

- Compiles and tested against the latest libexiv2 (0.22)
- Updated windows dependencies (iconv 1.14, libexiv2 0.22, python 2.7.2,
  boost 1.47.0)

Bugs fixed:

- 802176: UnicodeDecodeError when opening a file with unicode characters in the
  path
- 815430: [win32] Saving previews to disk produces bogus JPEG files
- 781464: Pentax MakerNote tags advertised with the wrong type, decoding their
  value raises a ValueError
- 786253: Exif headers with zero-denominator rational (fraction) types raise
  DivideByZero exception unnecessarily
- 797626: Cannot assign dates earlier than the year 1900
- 797644: Timezone info is not correctly passed to libexiv2 when writing IPTC
  and XMP tags
- 823104: Setting an XMP tag from a value with incorrect type results in a
  confusing KeyError being raised
- 696240: pyexiv2-0.3.0 docs fail to build with sphinx-1.0.5
- 736143: scons error
- 813224: String representation of Rational not implemented

Contributors:

- Alex A. Naanou
- Bob Swithers
- Chris Mayo
- Franz Buchinger
- Hobson Lane
- János Illés
- Joe Borg
- Olivier Tilloy
- Petri Damstén
- Rob Healey


pyexiv2 0.3.0 "A Good Year" - 2010-12-31
----------------------------------------

Dependencies:

- Python ≥ 2.6
- libexiv2 ≥ 0.19
- boost.python ≥ 1.38

Changes:

- Compiles and tested (on linux and windows) against libexiv2 0.19, 0.20, 0.21
- ImageMetadata implements the collections.MutableMapping interface
- Consistent API across all types of tags to access the value(s)
- Read/write access to the EXIF thumbnail
- Decode and encode EXIF comments according to the specified charset
- API to (un)register custom XMP namespaces
- API to get, set and delete the (optional) IPTC charset
- Added pickling support to tags
- Use fractions.Fraction when available in the standard library (Python ≥ 2.6)

Bugs fixed:

- 617557: Feature request: consistent getter/setter API for EXIF/IPTC/XMP
- 618540: Windows build for Python 2.7
- 644143: Failing to parse a raw value silently fails
- 677267: Crashes when trying to read Xmp.lr.hierarchicalSubject
- 684177: FTBFS against exiv2-0.21
- 559903: Please decode EXIF comments according to charset
- 587614: Where's the good old setThumbnailData in 0.2.X series ?
- 622739: Segmentation fault when replacing a tag by itself
- 624283: Unit tests fail with a non-unicode locale
- 624999: test_write_dont_preserve_timestamps fails
- 683232: assignment of fractions.Fraction to Exif.GPSInfo.GPSAltitude leads to
  backtrace
- 687373: Misleading exception raised when metadata not read
- 688209: test_write_exif_thumbnail_to_file fails on windows
- 461847: feature request: convenience function to set IPTC encoding to UTF-8
- 507620: Investigate the ability to catch stderr from libexiv2 in pyexiv
- 514415: Replace the Rational class by fractions.Fraction
- 549496: Feature request: Custom XMP namespaces
- 628735: Pickling an {Exif,Iptc,Xmp}Tag itself
- 648624: Feature request: inherit ImageMetadata from collections.MutableMapping

Contributors:

- Alexandre Rossi
- Antti Siira
- Matěj Cepl
- Olivier Tilloy
- Rob Healey


pyexiv2 0.2.2 "Holiday" - 2010-05-27
------------------------------------

Dependencies:

- Python ≥ 2.5
- libexiv2 ≥ 0.19
- boost.python ≥ 1.38

Changes:

- Fixed two memory leaks
- Optimized the use of the underlying libexiv2, expect improved performances
- Restored access to the image comment (was a regression from the 0.1 series)
- Added an optional parameter to preserve timestamps when writing metadata
- Improved API documentation

Bugs fixed:

- 581787: Metadata tags leak memory
- 582194: Reading an IPTC tag leaks memory
- 582445: Reading a tag off an image unnecessarily re-writes its value(s)
- 582733: Tag values are written twice
- 559931: Please restore ability to retrieve JPEG comment
- 564770: Document pyexiv2.metadata preview method and properties
- 461840: feature request : optionally preserve file timestamps

Contributors:

- Olivier Tilloy


pyexiv2 0.2.1 "Employment" - 2010-04-26
---------------------------------------

Dependencies:

- Python ≥ 2.5
- libexiv2 ≥ 0.19
- boost.python ≥ 1.38

Changes:

This is a maintenance release that fixes a critical memory leak and makes it
easier to generate the documentation and run the unit tests.

Bugs fixed:

- 562525: memory leak in ImageMetadata.from_buffer
- 549398: Building the doc requires fiddling with the PYTHONPATH
- 549399: Add a "test" target to scons to run the unit tests

Contributors:

- Olivier Tilloy


pyexiv2 0.2.0 "Commuting" - 2010-03-25
--------------------------------------

Dependencies:

- Python ≥ 2.5
- libexiv2 ≥ 0.19
- boost.python ≥ 1.38

Changes:

- Almost complete, not backward compatible, rewrite of the 0.1 branch
- Support reading and writing XMP metadata
- Support reading images from stream
- The API is fully documented, the documentation also includes a tutorial and
  detailed instructions for developers
- Compiled and tested on Linux and Windows
- The code is now reasonably covered by a battery of unit tests

Bugs fixed:

- 183337: Support of XMP metadata
- 332419: pyexiv2 can not open files with accents in filename on windows
- 343403: writing iptc field raises exception oldValues has no len() and/or
  newValues not iterable
- 363873: Pb setting IPTC Tags
- 369640: Thumbnail images from a variety of RAW images cannot be extracted
- 372321: GIL remains locked during metadata writes
- 389960: Can't write geotag data
- 392767: Error writing metadata after copying all from another image
- 421984: Iptc Keywords and SuppCat should always be tuples
- 503272: Doesn't compile against libexiv2 >= 0.19
- 510392: Adding values to a repeatable IPTC tag segfaults
- 514590: Longitude should accept 0 to 180 degrees
- 517536: pyexiv2 module is not installed
- 522216: Inserting a new tag doesn't update the list of keys
- 523858: Build fails on Ubuntu Karmic (and others)
- 183618: Exif.GPSInfo.{GPSLongitude,Latitude} are not decoded
- 249835: pyexiv2 build ignores environmental variables for compilation
- 256875: Unable to add/modify multiple value short tags
- 401684: Support per-user site-packages
- 401876: Exif.CanonCs.LensType not interpreted
- 411730: lib is currently hardcoded in src/SConscript
- 461853: feature request : version information in code
- 510393: Setting an XMP seq to the empty list segfaults
- 514408: segfault when reading a nonexistent file
- 517298: Port ReadMetadataTestCase to 0.2
- 519566: Segmentation Fault when tried to read metadata from a non-image file
- 521404: pygtk example does not quit after closing window
- 379270: pyexiv2 access to pixelWidth and pixelHeight accessors?
- 518732: Add support for loading image streams
- 401784: Reimplement copyMetadataTo in cpp

Contributors:

- Damien Moore
- Mark Lee
- Olivier Tilloy
- Rob Wallace
- Xoff


pyexiv2 0.1.3 - 2009-03-14
--------------------------

Dependencies:

- Python 2.5
- libexiv2 0.18
- boost.python 1.34.1

Changes:

- Adapted the thumbnail related methods (getThumbnailData, setThumbnailData,
  deleteThumbnail, dumpThumbnailToFile, setThumbnailFromJpegFile) to the new
  API of libexiv2 0.18.
- Removed the unused __main__ from pyexiv2.py.


pyexiv2 0.1.2 - 2008-02-09
--------------------------

Dependencies:

- Python 2.5.1
- libexiv2 0.15
- boost.python 1.34.1

Changes:

- Fixed bug #177249: pyexiv2 should install in site-packages? (reported by
  Chris Mayo).
- Implemented feature request tracked by bug #175069: Retrieve/set the JPEG
  comment (feature requested by manatlan).
- Really fixed bug #146313: passing the filename to the Image constructor as
  unicode fails (reported by Michal Čihař).
- Fixed bug #173387: Error reading Exif.Photo.UserComment (reported by
  vincespicer).
- Fixed bug #175070: Deleting a tag not previously accessed raises a KeyError
  exception (reported by manatlan).
- Fixed bug #183618: Exif.GPSInfo.{GPSLongitude,Latitude} are not decoded
  (reported by dr who).
- Added a method to copy all EXIF and IPTC metadata and the comment from one
  image to another one (patch submitted by vincespicer).
- Added a rational number type (class pyexiv2.Rational) to handle rational
  values stored in EXIF tags.
- Fixed a bug that prevented from setting an EXIF tag with multiple values.
- Added some unit tests to test various basic functionalities and bug fixes.
- Fixed bug #183332: Cached metadata is not converted to its correct type
  (reported by Christopher Ellison).


pyexiv2 0.1.1 - 2007-10-14
--------------------------

Dependencies:

- Python 2.5.1
- libexiv2 0.12
- boost.python 1.33.1

Changes:

- Fixed a bug due to interface changes for exceptions management in
  libexiv2 0.13 (reported by Damon Lynch).
- Added support for DESTDIR in SConscript for installation (feature
  requested by Michal Čihař).
- Fixed bug #146313: passing the filename to the Image constructor as
  unicode fails (reported by Michal Čihař).
- Fixed bug #146323: Multi value fields are broken (reported by Michal Čihař).
- Implemented feature request tracked by bug #147534: Provide access to
  interpreted (translated) data (feature requested by Michal Čihař).
- Implemented feature request tracked by bug #149212: Add access to tag labels
  (feature requested by Michal Čihař).


pyexiv2 0.1 - 2007-08-30
------------------------

Dependencies:

- Python 2.5.1
- libexiv2 0.12
- boost.python 1.33.1

This is the initial release of pyexiv2.