cairo 1.12.14 release available
From: Chris Wilson <>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2013 14:15:00 +0000

A new cairo release 1.12.14 is now available from:

    which can be verified with:
    9106ab09b2e7b9f90521b18dd4a7e9577eba6c15  cairo-1.12.14.tar.xz
    (signed by Chris Wilson)

  Additionally, a git clone of the source tree:

    git clone git://

    will include a signed 1.12.14 tag which points to a commit named:

    which can be verified with:
    git verify-tag 1.12.14

    and can be checked out with a command such as:
    git checkout -b build 1.12.14

Release 1.12.14 (2013-02-10 Chris Wilson <>)
In the last week we had a few more bugs reported and promptly resolved.
As these are a combination of regressions and stability issues, it is
time for a prompt update and release. Many thanks to everyone for
testing and reporting issues, and helping to make Cairo better.

Bug fixes

  Prevent user callbacks accessing user-data during destroy to prevent
  use-after-free bugs.

  Use standard names for glyphs in subset fonts (PDF).

  Fix detection of Win98. The logic for detecting Win98 (and its broken
  AlphaBlend()) was inverted, disabling AlphaBlend() for everyone.

  Prevent numeric overflow from extrapolating polygon edges to the clip
  boundary and causing severe render artifacts.

  Fix computation of glyph string coordinates when breaking up runs
  for xlib.

  Fix an assertion in the win32 backend for failing to clear its