GLib 2.17.0 unstable release

GLib 2.17.0 is now available for download. This is the first development release leading up to GLib 2.18.

http://download.gnome.org/sources/glib/2.17/

glib-2.17.0.tar.bz2 md5sum: 03da0783697df2db187c76d1534b3d93
glib-2.17.0.tar.gz md5sum: b86660c1b7fa481f6b21bfba2e3ba2eb

Overview of Changes from GLib 2.16.x to GLib 2.17.0

  • Update to Unicode 5.1
  • Update included libcharset to the one shipped with libiconv 0.12
  • Update included PCRE to 7.7
  • Enforce that only toplevel headers are directly included. This is turned on by default for GObject and GIO. To turn it on for GLib, define G_DISABLE_SINGLE_INCLUDES.
  • Fix library version of GIO. GLib 2.16 shipped with libgio-2.0.so.0.0.0
  • On Solaris, use FEN for file monitoring in GIO
  • Use the GIO_EXTRA_MODULES environment variable to find additional GIO modules
  • G_GNUC_ALLOC_SIZE: New macro that wraps the gcc alloc_size function attribute
  • g_checksum_reset: New function to reset the state of a GChecksum
  • g_unix_mount_monitor_set_rate_limit: New function to limit the rate at which events are reported
  • g_file_query_file_type: New utility function to query the type of a file
  • g_memory_output_stream_get_data_size: New function to obtain the size of the written data.

Bug fixes:

GLib 2.16.3 stable release

GLib 2.16.3 is now available for download at:

http://download.gnome.org/sources/glib/2.16/

glib-2.16.3.tar.bz2 md5sum: 195f9a803cc5279dbb39afdf985f44cb
glib-2.16.3.tar.gz md5sum: 4ced916dbd8bf69e897e08d662431dda

This is a bug fix release in the 2.16 series.

Bug fixes:

More information about GLib can be found on gtk.org

An installation guide for the GTK+ libraries, including GLib, can
be found here

GLib 2.16.2 stable release

GLib 2.16.2 is now available for download at:

http://download.gnome.org/sources/glib/2.16/

glib-2.16.2.tar.bz2 md5sum: 662224ad0186183f64de98ef2183454b
glib-2.16.2.tar.gz md5sum: f1a75b1f89953e7d87484ceffd70eb86

This is a bug fix release in the 2.16 series.

GLib is the low-level core library that forms the basis for projects
such as GTK+ and GNOME. It provides data structure handling for C,
portability wrappers, and interfaces for such runtime functionality as
an event loop, threads, dynamic loading, and an object system.

More information about GLib is available at:

http://www.gtk.org/

An installation guide for the GTK+ libraries, including GLib, can
be found at:

http://developer.gnome.org/doc/API/2.0/gtk/gtk-building.html