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Bug#274544: ITP: vips7.10 -- Image processing system good for very large images

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : vips7.10
  Version         : 7.10.x
  Upstream Author : John Cupitt <jcupitt@GMAIL.COM>
* URL             : http://www.vips.ecs.soton.ac.uk
* License         : LGPL
  Description     : Image processing system good for very large images

 VIPS is an image processing system designed with efficiency in mind.
 It is good with large images (images larger than the amount of RAM in
 your machine), and for working with colour.  It can perform many
 image manipulation tasks much faster than other packages such as
 ImageMagick and the GIMP and includes some special features such as
 creating single "mosaic" images from multiple parts.
 VIPS consists of two main components: an image processing library
 with some command-line tools, and a spreadsheet-like graphical user
 interface, available in the nip package.
 This package includes runtime libraries needed to run applications
 linked with the vips library.

Please note: vips7.10 is in beta at the moment, but is nearing the end
of its beta period.  I am the maintainer of vips7.8, which is the
older stable version.  As of this writing, vips7.8 has been uploaded
as a new package but has not yet been added manually to the overrides
file and is therefore not yet in unstable.  vips7.10 is not expected
to clear beta in time for Sarge.

The current version of vips7.10 is 7.10.3, but the version I actually
package will be a somewhat later version -- it will be the first
version declared by upstream to not be beta.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.8-1-k7
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8

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