New year, new GIMP: version 2.6.4 has been released yesterday (see official announcement).
GIMP 2.6.4 fixes some bugs of the current GIMP 2.6 (stable) series again.
List of changes from GIMP 2.6.3 to GIMP 2.6.4
1. 565223 – Perspective transformation jagged edges / comb effect
2. 563985 – jpg save dialog: "cancel" is treated like "commit"
3. 564087 – Using clone tool on a layer with a part out of canvas
4. 564593 – crash when the drawable is changed while a color tool
5. 564869 – GIMP crashes on selecting Tools->GEGL operation
6. 565138 – python-fu-foggify does not check if image is in rgb mode
7. 563130 – Hue selection mode does not cross the 0-360 degrees line
8. 563179 – Scrollbars not resized when we extend the canvas size
9. 562459 – PF_PALETTE: 'TypeError' when used in a plugin that is
registered in <Image>
10. 562427 – Compilation with --as-needed
11. 562386 – PF_SLIDER and PF_SPINNER 'Step' values do not change
12. 562366 – Default image dimensions are not correctly
transferred in the file/new dialog box
13. 561899 – GIMP can't save to mounted filesystem if file exists
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Parallel to GIMP 2.6.4, GEGL 0.0.22 has been released. You should use it to compile your new GIMP. It not only provides some nice speedups, but also features a new vector path representation infrastructure that will eventually become used in future GIMP versions.
As usual, you can find links to the source code and the Windows binary on our