GTK+ 2.13.4 unstable release

This is the fifth development release leading up to GTK+ 2.14.

md5sum: deece1a4392c929968da5c89507fc5fb
md5sum: 76961cfb01f7e7c2b5d82cdc83690234

Overview of Changes from GTK+ 2.13.3 to 2.13.4

  • Merge the GSEAL branch (see
  • GtkScaleButton has an orientation property

40 bugs fixed in this release!

GTK+ 2.13.3 unstable release

This is the fourth third development release leading up to GTK+ 2.14.

gtk+-2.13.3.tar.bz2 md5sum: 4191b1f3d6239424556ebf2a92250ef6
gtk+-2.13.3.tar.gz md5sum: 6c2912e63dd491302f01026cc8130415

Overview of Changes from GTK+ 2.13.2 to 2.13.3

  • Support runtime font configuration changes
  • Use GIO for mime information
  • Use GIO directly for the file chooser, do not load filesystem implementation modules. This change causes some regressions on Win32, which will be addressed by improved Win32 support in GIO.
  • GTK+ no longer uses translations when the application is not translated to the current locale

20 bugs fixed in this release!

GLib 2.17.2 unstable release

This is the second development release leading up to GLib 2.18.

glib-2.17.2.tar.bz2 md5sum: 2df8550a229771859a791f20c56a47a8
glib-2.17.2.tar.gz md5sum: 34ed2b4c91edac39a0bc7aea9d4491fe

Changes from GLib 2.17.0 to GLib 2.17.1

  • New function: g_utime(), a gstdio wrapper for utime()
  • New functions: g_dgettext() and g_dngettext(), wrappers for corresponding gettext functions with added functionality
  • Support the latest version of the shared-mime spec, including icons for mime types
  • New function: g_themed_icon_prepend_name()

28 bugs fixed in this release!

GTK+ 2.13.2 unstable release

This is the third development release leading up to GTK+ 2.14.

gtk+-2.13.2.tar.bz2 md5sum: 2db81ad8485e84d7a3c297fcfdf173bb
gtk+-2.13.2.tar.gz md5sum: 57b57fa871734b7e727ebf4a65d7df83

Changes from GTK+ 2.13.1 to 2.13.2

  • Fix an oversight in the header cleanup that went into 2.13.1, which removed gtkmarshal.h from the set of headers pulled in by gtk.h
  • Add a function to retrieve the XID of a status icon, to allow notification bubbles to follow the icon

8 bugs fixed in this release.

GTK+ 2.13.1 unstable release

GTK+ 2.13.1 is now available for download. This is the second development release leading up to GTK+ 2.14.

gtk+-2.13.1.tar.bz2 md5sum: 16f57400a352aadda4b19f95aed14d0c
gtk+-2.13.1.tar.gz md5sum: 19875a16e2b1db06ac4d0e9744f0c3a4

Overview of Changes from GTK+ 2.13.0 to 2.13.1

    Add GtkMountOperation, a subclass of GMountOperation that can show password dialogs when mounting volumes
  • Add GDI+-based pixbuf loaders for bmp, emf, gif, ico, jpeg, tiff, wmf
  • Add support for pixmap redirection, new api includes the gtk_widget_get_snapshot() function and the GtkWidget::damage-event signal and the lower-level gdk_window_redirect_to_drawable() and gdk_window_remove_redirection() functions
  • Add gtk_show_uri(), a replacement for gnome_vfs_url_show() and gnome_url_show()
  • Add a “changed” signal to GtkCellRendererCombo
  • Sync keysyms and compose sequences with recent
    • GtkBuilder

    • – supports custom stock icons
    • – supports Pango attributes in labels
    • GtkRecentManager

    • – uses GIO to monitor .recently-used.xbel
    • – limits the growth of .recently-used.xbel with a gtk-recent-files-max-age setting
  • Filechooser autocompletion has been reworked
  • The cups print backend displays printer status information
  • On OS X, accelerators are displayed using Unicode characters, matching the native behaviour
  • GtkIconTheme and GtkImage support GIcon
  • Bugs fixed: too many to list here. For the complete list, go to
  • 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.

    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
    • 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: