CTAN Update: asymptote

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at ctan.org
Thu Mar 28 20:10:33 CET 2019

John Bowman submitted an update to the



Version:  2.48
License:  lgpl3

Summary description:  2D and 3D TeX-Aware Vector Graphics Language

Announcement text:
 The OpenGL code was modernized to use GLSL shaders.

 Transparent triangles of different materials are now sorted before drawing.

 The viewport option from the light function was removed.

 A workaround was implemented for the Ghostscript transparency extension
 -dSAFER bug.

 Bugs in the simplex method were fixed.

 Experimental offscreen rendering is now disabled by default due to
 NVIDIA conflicts.

 The min, max, minratio, maxratio, and intersection calculations were
 A workaround was implemented for broken Intel GPU drivers under MSWindows.


The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at

The package’s files themselves can be inspected at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Petra Rübe-Pugliese


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