Advisories » MGAA-2022-0089

Updated siril packages fix bugs and improves the Backgroung Extraction tool

Publication date: 30 Jun 2022
Type: bugfix
Affected Mageia releases : 8


This version 1.0.2 has very few new features because it is above all a
stabilisation version of the 1.0.1 released last month. So it contains
mainly bug fixes reported by users. As a bonus, the Backgroung Extraction
tool has been greatly improved

Note on background extraction:
The beauty of open-source software lies in the fact that anybody can read
and modify the sources. As the community grows around a software, some
users step up and decide to contribute, whether it is for a single
contribution or on regular basis. That’s how the head dev of the brand new
GraXpert, dedicated to gradient removal in astrophotography and written in
Python, reached out to us and helped implementing a new algorithm in Siril.
This algorithm, that goes by the name RBF for Radial Basis Function
enables to remove much more complex gradients than the existing polynomial