[ITK] ITK 4.8.1 has been released!

Matt McCormick matt.mccormick at kitware.com
Tue Sep 29 10:21:27 EDT 2015

On behalf of the Insight Toolkit Community, we are happy to announce
the release of ITK 4.8.1!

Release files can be downloaded from:


This is a patch release that fixes critical issues, regressions,
important documentation, and compiler support. Most importantly, the
4.8.1 release completes fixes for Python 3 wrapping! A number of other
Python-related fixes are included, such as NumPy bridge support for
Visual Studio, and Python library binary compatibility improvements
for system / HomeBrew / Anaconda Python on Mac OSX.  There are also a
number of other various fixes, described in the log below.

The next feature release, 4.9.0, is scheduled for December, and it
will feature many exciting enhancements!

Enjoy ITK!

Changes from v4.8.0 to v4.8.1:

Abhishek Tiwari (1):
     BUG: "tmpImageIndex" not initialized to 0.

Davis Vigneault (1):
     DOC: Expanded TreeContainer Example

Matthew McCormick (11):
     BUG: Implement UpdateLargestPossibleRegion for ImageToVTKImageFilter.
     BUG: Initialize mutex for 32 bit AtomicInt.
     COMP: Disable the gold linker for static builds on Ubuntu 14.04.
     BUG: Build BridgeNumPy with Visual Studio.
     BUG: Support Python 3 wrapping module initialization.
     BUG: Update itkTemplate.py for Python 3.
     BUG: Update itkExtras.py for Python 3.
     BUG: Prevent Python callback addition recursion.
     BUG: Fix test scripts for Python 3.
     ENH: Bump CMakeLists.txt version to 4.8.1.

Michka Popoff (1):
     ENH: Do not link against specific Python library on OS X

Shawn Waldon (1):
     COMP: Set target OS X version in environment for tools using compiler

Tobias Wood (2):
     BUG: LBFGSB was printing messages even with debug switched off.
     BUG: Removed an unguarded print statement.

Vladimir S. FONOV (2):
     BUG: Missing ITKIOMINC_EXPORT on __Private()
     COMP: Changing the order of HDF5 library components

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