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Release Digest: GNOME, February 5, 2004

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Yelp 2.5.4

Yelp 2.5.4: "Amber"

I'm pleased to announced the "Amber" release of Yelp, which has been anticipated highly by 15 year-olds the world over.

What is it?

"World's best bike."

Yelp is the default help browser for GNOME 2. Yelp can read help files in HTML or DocBook format.

What's changed?

"I'm a loner, Dottie. A rebel."
  • Massive amount of mind-numbing work in fixing various scrolling issues, including pages loading at the bottom of the page (#131305) and not scrolling to anchors (#93721). (Shaun McCance)
  • Build fix in yelp-window.c. (Mikael Hallendal)
  • Handle mailto: URIs correctly again. (Shaun McCance)
  • Fix double history problem on first page of a document. (Shaun McCance)
  • Fix history problem for any external links. (Shaun McCance)
  • Some stylistic changes to the stylesheets. (Shaun McCance)
  • Don't leak massive amounts of memory in yelp-window.c. (Shaun McCance)
  • Nicer automatic chunk depth determination. (Shaun McCance)
  • Handle XInclude properly. (Shaun McCance)
  • Work around libxml2 bug (now fixed, but I don't want to depend on that recent of a version) which caused the TOC not to get loaded if there was a single bad OMF file. (Shaun McCance)
  • Allow relative paths to file on the command line. (Shaun McCance)
  • Updated translations: az (Mœtin Œmirov) cs (Miloslav Trmac) da (Ole Laursen de (Christian Neumair) el (Kostas Papadimas) es (Francisco Javier F. Serrador) fr (Christophe Merlet) ga (Alastair McKinstry) hu (Andras Timar) ja (Takeshi AIHANA) ko (Changwoo Ryu) lt (Zygimantas Berucka ms (Hasbullah Bin Pit) nl (Vincent van Adrighem) no (Kjartan Maraas) pl (Artur Flinta) pt (Duarte Loreto) pt_BR (Estêvão Samuel Procópio) sq (Laurent Dhima) sr (Danilo Šegan) sr@Latn (Danilo Šegan) sv (Christian Rose)

What's wrong?

"C'mon, Simone. Let's talk about your big but."

The 2.5.x series do not have working man and info converters, so these will be regressions in the stable 2.6 releases. SGML support has also been dropped, due to dropped support in libxml2.

Where can I get it?

"There's no basement in the Alamo!"


FileViewer 0.1


FileViewer 0.1


A tight, clean and quick text editor



GNOME Software Map entry


rubrica 1.0.10


rubrica 1.0.10


Rubrica is an addressbook for Gnome desktop. Rubrica store personal data (first name, last name,...), web urls and emails, telepnone numbers (home,...), job data (company name, company address, assigment in company), notes (contact is married,...)


the vcard import engine was rewrite and optimized, fixed some bugs, updated some localizations





GNOME Software Map entry


gnome-panel 2.5.4
gnome-session 2.5.4
gnome-desktop 2.5.4


What are they ?

gnome-panel contains the GNOME panel which is the area on your desktop from which you can run applications and applets, and perform other tasks.

gnome-session contains the GNOME session manager, the GNOME session manager configuration program and several other session management related utilities and the GNOME session manager proxy, which handles basic session management for applications that do not support XSMP.

gnome-desktop contains the libgnome-desktop library which contains APIs that really belong in libgnome[ui] but have not seen enough testing or development to be considered stable. It also contains documents installed as part of the core GNOME distribution, e.g. the GPL, GNOME's .desktop files, the gnome-about program, some manpages and GNOME's core graphics files and icons.

What's changed ?



  • Add more lockdown support (Matt Keenan, Mark)
  • Fix major X leak with translucent panels (Kristian Rietveld)
  • Use a new "applications" icon for the applications menu (Glynn, Jakub Steiner)
  • Set accessible names for drawers and hide buttons (Padraig)
  • Fix issue with "Log Out blah" menu item and username's with underscore (Jordy Potman)
  • Remove bogus panel_signal_connect_object_while_alive() (Mark)
  • Fix issue where "Delete this Panel" wasn't visible (Jason Leach)
  • Only allow resizing the run dialog if the proram list is visible (Leena Gunda)
  • Fix some runtime warnings (Mark)
  • Fix some portability issues (The Written Word)


  • Install enums header and fix signal definitions (Bryan Forbes, Mark)
  • Build panel-test-applets with -export-dynamic (Vincent Berger)

Clock Applet

  • Fix bug where selected calendars were out of sync (Jon McCann)
  • Use UTC time for events if preference set (Jon)
  • Correctly detect all day events (Jon)
  • Re-position the calendar popup as the clock is moved around (Jon)
  • Don't show "Adjust Date & Time" if no config tool available (Fernando Herrera)
  • Fix issue with ellipsizing the task description (Mark)


  • Sync with newer version of the recent files implementation (Mark)
  • Use a themed window icon in the screenshooter (Fernando Herrera)
  • Fix issue with unsetting the preferred command for Wanda (Maneesh Pusalkar)
  • Set the accessible name on the notification area (Padraig)
  • Fix underquoted definition of AM_PATH_ESD (Alexander Winston)
  • Fix invalid UTF8 in spanish help docs (John Fleck)
  • Bump required GTK+ to 2.3.2 (Jason Leach)


  • Alastair McKinstry (ga)
  • Changwoo Ryu (ko)
  • Christian Neumair (de)
  • Christian Rose (sv)
  • Elian Myftiu (sq)
  • Francisco Javier F. Serrador (es)
  • Gnome PL Team (pl)
  • Kjartan Maraas (no)
  • Kostas Papadimas (el)
  • Miloslav Trmac (cs)
  • Mœtin Œmirov (az)
  • Ole Laursen (da)
  • Reinout van Schouwen (nl)
  • Takeshi AIHANA (ja)


Session Manager

  • Don't show silly icon when we can't find an splash icon (Glynn)
  • Update the icon map (Luca Ferretti)
  • Fix usage of deprecated function (Kjartan)


  • Fix issue with underquoted definition of AM_PATH_ESD (Alexander Winston)
  • Kill unused .desktop file (Mark)
  • Update support for lwm (James F. Carter)
  • Add support for openbox (Michael Terry)


  • Kjartan Maraas (no)
  • Laurent Dhima (sq)
  • Miloslav Trmac (cs)
  • Mœtin Œmirov (az)
  • Reinout van Schouwen (nl)


About Dialog

  • Set intro text as non-editable (Fernando Herrera)
  • Plug some leaks (Kjartan Maraas)


  • Include correct i18n header to fix warnings (The Written Word)


  • Use the common docs build system (Malcolm Tredinnick)
  • Small configure.in cleanup (Tomasz Koczko)
  • Fix underquoted AM_PATH_ESD issue (Alexander Winston)
  • Don't included generated .desktop files in tarball (Mark)
  • Distcheck fix (Mark)


  • Christophe Merlet (RedFox) (fr)
  • Kjartan Maraas (no)
  • Miloslav Trmac (cs)

Where can I get them ?



gnome-netstatus 0.14


What is it ?

The Network Monitor is a little applet which sits on your panel flashing away at you so as to give you an idea of whats happening on your network interface.

It also has a little dialog to give you more information about the network interface.

Needless to say, this applet is not based in any way on any similar feature in any other operation system. This is a genuine original work. Um, well ...

What's changed ?

  • Applet
    • Several FreeBSD fixes (Joe Marcus Clarke, Mark)
    • HIG work on the properties dialog (Dennis Cranston)
    • Use gdk_spawn() etc. instead of the libegg versions (Mark)
  • Translators
    • Changwoo Ryu (ko)
    • Christian Neumair (de)
    • Duarte Loreto (pt)
    • Elros Cyriatan (nl)
    • Francisco Javier F. Serrador (es)
    • GNOME PL Team (pl)
    • Hasbullah Bin Pit (ms)
    • Kjartan Maraas (no)
    • Kostas Papadimas (el)
    • Laurent Dhima (sq)
    • Marcel Telka (sk)
    • Miloslav Trmac (cs)
    • Mœtin Œmirov (az)
    • Takeshi AIHANA (ja)

Where can I get it from ?



GNOME Terminal 2.5.4


GNOME Terminal 2.5.4


Standard GNOME terminal application.


  • Fixed saving the geometry of windows with tabs to the session.
  • Be smarter on Solaris (Robert Basch)
  • Use the new GTK+ API in more places.
  • Make keyboard shortcuts work even when the menubar is hidden.
  • Updated translations: Arafat Medini (ar), Mœtin Œmirov (az), Miloslav Trmac (cs), Ole Laursen (da), Christian Neumair (de), Francisco Javier F. Serrador (es), Christophe Merlet (RedFox) (fr), Alastair McKinstry (ga), Robert Sedak (hr), Takeshi AIHANA (ja), Young-Ho Cha (ko), Zygimantas Berucka(lt), Sanlig Badral (mn), Daniel van Eeden (nl), Asmund Skjaveland (nn), Kjartan Maraas (no), Gnome PL Team (pl), Duarte Loreto (pt), Laurent Dhima (sq),



GNOME Software Map entry



Mariano Suérez-Alvarez <mariano@gnome.org>

GGV 2.4.1

"Drive", the regular bug-fix release to beef up your Gnome 2.4 install.

Bringing you:

  • range selection in the checklist with a shift-click,
  • updated docs (credits to Brenda McColgan from Sun)
  • backport of two possible memory corruption fixes from HEAD,
  • fixed quoting in acinclude.m4 (patch by Alexander Winston),
  • updated translations: Serbian (Danilo), Kannada (Pramod), Czech (Miloslav), Hindi (Guntupalli), Japanese (Takeshi), Mongolian (Sanlig), Lithuanian (Tomas).

Available at your local gnome shop,

Have fun,



email: jaka@gnu.org
w3: http://fish.homeunix.org/people/jaka

GNOME User Documentation 2.5.0

GNOME User Documentation 2.5.0

Please read this release announcement if you maintain any component which links to the GNOME User Guide.

Version 2.5.0 of the GNOME User Documentation has been released. This release does not yet have updated content for 2.6. The only change in this release is that the GNOME User's Guide is now installed as a single document, rather than by chapter.

Any links (including Help buttons in applications) which point to the old wgos* documents should now be updated to point to user-guide. This release creates symlinks to user-guide.xml for each wgos* file that was in previous releases, so links may still work correctly. However, your links will only go to the correct location in the document if you are using an anchor in a URL, or passing a string for the link_id argument in the gnome_help_display_ functions.

Please, update all links and buttons to the User Guide.

MyNetMonitor 1.0.2


MyNetMonitor 1.0.2


Mynetmonitor is a gtk2 net monitor with system tray support

What's new since 1.0.1

changed standard icons (thanks to Patrick-Thomas Chmielewski)
now mynetmonitor starts to update a connections log file
now mynetmonitor works with inteface names long until 6 characters
added spanish translation
added swedish translation
added portuguese translation



GGV 2.5.3

"Race", the one and only PostScript viewer for real men!

Actually, it's just as good (even more, GGV prefers to be handled by feminine clicks!) for women, but it sounds better when you put it the way it is put above...

Now, what does it bring to users of both sexes?

Fixes for the Save dialog issues (#131656), some sanity checks that will prevent crashes for those braven enough to compile the libs without sanity checks, properly quoted m4 defines in acinclude.m4 and a number of updated translations: Serbian (Danilo), Czech (Miloslav), Japanese (Takeshi), Polish (GNOME PL Team), Dutch (Kees), Albanian (Laurent), Swedish (Christian), French (Cristophe), Brazilian Portuguese (Gustavo Maciel Dias), Korean (Changwoo), Norwegian (Kjartaan), Norwegian Nyorsk (Asmund), Azerbaijani (Martin), Malay (Hasbullah) and Irish (Alastair).

At your local gnome dealer,




email: jaka@gnu.org
w3: http://fish.homeunix.org/people/jaka

Revelation 0.1.2

Revelation is a password manager for the GNOME 2 desktop. It organizes accounts in a tree structure, and stores them as AES-encrypted XML files.

This release adds support for selecting and manipulating multiple entries at the same time. It also has a few UI-improvements related to the data view, some performance fixes with large number of entries and a lot of code cleanups.

Project website:


Erik Grinaker <erikg@wired-networks.net>

"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about."

  • Albert Einstein

GNOME Desktop & Developer Platform 2.4.2

On behalf of the GNOME foundation, the release team and all the various maintainers, documenters, translators and bughunters I have the honor of announcing a new point release from the stable series of 2.4.x releases of the GNOME Desktop and developer platform.

The release is available here:


Please report any bugs in http://bugzilla.gnome.org/ - or if you want to live on the bleeding edge try out one of our 2.5.x development releases.

New and improved in this release:

ORBit2 (2.8.0 -> 2.8.3)

  • Fix http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=126209 - "linc should not crash if revents field has been reset between check and dispatch" (Padraig O'Briain)
  • Allow shutdown of GIOP from any thread (Michael Meeks)
  • Improved spec conformance (Olivier Andrieu)
  • Fix leaks and inifinite recusion (Alex Larsson)
  • Improved locking and refcounting in some areas (Michael Meeks)
  • Improved entropy in the random number generator (George Lebl)
  • Fix http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=121246 - "bonobo-activation-server uses excessive resources after app exit" (Padraig O'Briain)
  • Code cleanup (Michael Meeks)
  • build fixes (Kjartan Maraas)
  • improved tests (Michael Meeks)

audiofile (0.2.3 -> 0.2.5)

  • Fixed bugs related to processing 24-bit audio data.
  • Made AIFF/AIFF-C parsing more robust.
  • Fixed problems building on Mac OS X.
  • Added support for large files. This option is disabled by default; to enable large file support, run configure with the flag --enable-largefile.
  • Improved support for markers in WAVE files.
  • Added support for miscellaneous data in WAVE files.

Bug-Buddy (2.4.1 -> 2.4.2)

  • Preserve bug description
  • Fix an ugly crash
  • Translations:
    • Nikos Charonitakis (Greek)
    • Guntupalli Karunakar (Hindi)

Epiphany (1.0.5 -> 1.0.7)

  • Fix a compiler warning introduced in 1.0.6 (Christian)
  • Monitor /system/http_proxy too (Christian)
  • Fix recovery from corrupted session, bookmarks and history files (Christian)
  • Fix some mem leaks (JF Rameau)
  • Don't remember last action from location entry, fixes short hostname urls (Marco, Christian)
  • Fix crash when printing from js (Christian)
  • Delete host entries from history db when there are no more pages from that host in the history (Marco, Christian)
  • Fix crash of nautilus view after using the find dialogue (Christian)
  • Fix toolbar drag handle drag data (Christian)
  • Fix a crasher when deleting a bookmark (Marco, Christian)
  • Fix epiphany freezing when editing a bookmark while loading the page it points to (Marco, Christian)
  • Fix crash when calling epiphany from thunderbird (Marco, Christian)
  • Don't close all epiphany window when exiting the last nautilus view (Christian)
  • Fix crash when printing a frame from javascript (Christian)
  • Fix window position restoring (Dave Jones)
  • Fix documentation OMF file (ported from HEAD) (Christian, Piers Cornwell)
  • Fix a mem leak (Christian)
  • Fix a crash in the bookmarks editor (Marco)
  • Fix session resume (Marco)
  • Fix RDF export to encode entities (Christian)
  • Fix session saving to encode entities (Christian)
  • Fix recovery from corrupted toolbar layout file (Christian)


  • Danilo Segan (sr)
  • Priit Laes (et)
  • Alessio Frusciante (it)
  • Changwoo Ryu (ko)

File Roller ( -> 2.4.4)

  • Fixed bug #131560: zip files gets an empty password by default.
  • Fixed bug #127073 (Deleting all files from an archive does not work)
  • Fixed bug #129794 (file-roller crashes upon LZH file opening)
  • Updated eggtreemultidnd from libegg.
  • Do not use the ephy-ellipsizing-label widget any more.
  • Emit the DONE signal if no command is present.
  • Do not compile with the DISABLE_DEPRECATED macro defined.
  • Handle filenames with ambiguous chars (like []*) in zip archives.
  • Handle correctly password with spaces in zip archives.


  • Greek (Nikos Charonitakis)

GDM ( ->

  • Fix build problem caused by intltool (fixes #130234)
  • Fixes xdmcp session counting (fixes #126465)
  • The programs that want to talk to gdm check ownership of /tmp/.gdm_socket for added paranoia
  • Fix assert failure when starting Xnest (fixes #127780)
  • Time for the fail delay is in microseconds (Leena Gunda, fixes #128507)
  • Translation updates (Zygimantas Berucka, Maxim Dziumanenko, Dmitry G. Mastrukov, Russian team, Andras Timar, Sanlig Badral, Paul Duffy, David O'Callaghan, Jordi Mallach, Jordi Mas, Guntupalli Karunakar, Andras Timar)

GGV ( -> 2.4.1)

  • Fix memory corruption issues (Jaka)
  • Minor fixes for PostScript (Jaka)
  • Improve showing help in full-screen mode (Jaka)
  • Range selection with shift pressed (Jaka)
  • Updated docs (Breda)
  • Build fixes (Alexander Winston)

gnome-applets (2.4.1 -> 2.4.2)

* Help updates (Irene Ryan Breda McColgan)

AccessX applet
* Fix memory management and pixbuf handling (Jody and Bill)

* Leak fixes (Kjartan Maraas)
* Distribute the soundlist file (Stanislav Brabec) * Major improvements in cpu usage with ACPI (David Moore) * Fix event handling after above patch (Brian Perkins)

* Clean up and fix leaks (Kjartan)
* Dist file for NetBSD (Kevin)

* Remove unneeded include that broke build on some platforms (Kjartan)

* Fix a whole bunch of locations and add some new ones (Bugreporters)
* Fix warning on help invocation (Muktha Naranya)

* Remove duplicate definitions causing build time warnings (Kjartan)

* Remove compiler warning (George)

* Leak fixes (Kjartan)

* Leak fixes (Kjartan)

* Fix memory reporting (Kevin)

* Fix help in context menu and preferences (Muktha Naraya)
* Fix leaks (Kjartan)

* Abel Cheung (zh_TW)
* Ales Nyakhaychyk (be)
* Andras Timar (hu)
* Christian Neumair (de)
* Gustavo Noronha Silva (pt_BR)
* Jordi Mallach (ca)
* Miloslav Trmac (cs)
* Mœtin Œmirov (az)
* Ole Laursen (da)
* Stanislav Visnovsky (sk)
* Takeshi AIHANA (ja)
* Tino Meinen (nl)
* Zygimantas Berucka(lt)

gnome-games (2.4.1 -> 2.4.2)

  • The bugs where both blackjack and gnome-stones crashed on start-up have now been fixed. There have also been translation updates.

gnome-mime-data (2.4.0 -> 2.4.1)

  • Translation updates

gnome-panel (2.4.1 -> 2.4.2)


  • Fix various bugs with autohide with no animations (Vincent)
  • Use the monitor size and not the screen size to position the panel (linchua)
  • Fix bug in menu positioning when the panel is hidden (Arvind)
  • Snap to 0/100% opacity with a 2% tolerance (Vincent)
  • Set the accessible name on drawers (Padraig)
  • Don't allow the panel to unhide when the properties dialog is open (Arvind)
  • Don't unhide the panel if we quickly move the pointer in and out (Arvind)
  • Don't unhide hidden drawers when unhiding the parent panel (Mark)
  • Fix crashing when gdk_property_get_fails (Vincent)
  • Link to help for action buttons (Vincent)
  • Don't allow vertically centered horizontal panels and vice versa (Vincent)
  • Make "Force Quit" confirmation dialog cancel on escape (Vijaykumar Patwari)


  • Don't crash when using the shape extension on an offscreen window (Vincent)

* Fix crasher with ORBit 2.9.4 (Mark)
* Fix weird issue caused by not removing the dir from the GConfClient cache (Vijaykumar Patwari)
* Fix a memory leak (Kjartan)

* Accessible name/description for various applets (Vincent)
* Fix up the help link for various applets (Vincent)
* Destroy about dialogs when applets are deleted (Archana Shah)

* Ukrainian translation of the help docs (Maxim Dziumanenko)
* Man pages updates (Vincent)
* Help documentation updates (Breda McColgan)

gnome-session (2.4.1 -> 2.4.2)

Session Manager

  • Fix lock-up on log out with glib 2.3.1 (Mark)


  • Dafydd Harries (cy)
  • Maxim Dzumanenko (uk)
  • Miloslav Trmac (cs)
  • Sanlig Badral (mn)

gnome-terminal (2.4.1 -> 2.4.2)

  • Updated manual.
  • Fix a few minor memory leaks.
  • Translation updates.

gnome-vfs (2.4.1 -> 2.4.2)

Bugs fixed
* Guess mime type by looking at the extension when a zip file is found
* ncpfs file systems should work again (radu) * stop complaining about empty PROPFIND responses (Jan Kratochvil) * Several memory leaks

* lt (Tomas Kuliavas)

gpdf (0.111 -> 0.112)

  • Set a window icon. - #130612
  • Fix links when using glib. >= 2.3.1.
  • Fix desktop file for DnD. (Shakti) - #126160
  • a11y fixes. (Padraig O'Briain) - #126516
  • Fix for files with % in their name. - #128171
  • Translation updates: Francesco Marletta (it), Pramod (kn), Evandro Fernandes Giovanini (pt_BR), Miloslav Trmac (cs), Dulmandakh Sukhbaatar (mn), Guntupalli Karunakar (hi), David O'Callaghan (ga), Takeshi AIHANA (ja), Christophe Merlet (fr), Abel Cheung (zh_TW), Tomas Kuliavas (lt), Ahmad Riza H Nst (id), Francisco Javier F. Serrador (es)

intltool (0.27.2 -> 0.30)

  • added missing [] quotation macro name defined in AC_DEFUN() (Tomasz Kloczko)
  • Handle embedded newlines thereby avoiding the silent corruption of files. (Morten Welinder)
  • Now intltool-merge does not compress whitespace in attributes and CDATA. (Brian Cameron)
  • Now intltool-merge supports dashes in attribute names, and supports attributes delimited by single quotes. (Brian Cameron)
  • Misc small fixes (Kenneth Chr., Danilo Segan)
  • Removed OrigTree in favor of more simply setting handlers directly in intltool-merge (Brian Cameron)
  • Work correctly with AC_CONFIG_AUX_DIR (Thomas Vander Stichele, Chee Bin HOH and Kees Cook)
  • Make intltoolize return a correct exit status (Thomas Vander Stichele)
  • Fix usage of a bash-ism (Morten Welinder, Jonathan Blandford)
  • Translate GenericName in .desktop files (Kenneth Rohde Christiansen)
  • Framework to allow each format have inline comments (Denis Barbier)
  • Add $XGETTEXT_ARGS to allow passing extra args to xgettext (Danilo Segan)
  • Added support for .kbd files (Kenneth Rohde Christiansen)
  • Add $XGETTEXT_KEYWORDS to allow the use of other keywords (Danilo Segan)
  • Misc bug fixes (Noah Levitt, Tommi Komulainen)
  • made intltool-merge use XML::Parser (#116526 and others) [Brian Cameron]
    • added and updated tests
    • updated so that intltool-merge doesn't add a trailing 'n' character to CDATA values.
    • Corrected the logic of encoding/decoding the string before/after translation.
    • Added it to build, made it install (Kenneth Christiansen)
      • Added missing DESTDIR (Abel Cheung)
      • Also install OrigTree.pm in the distribution tree (Malcolm Tredinnick)
      • Check for the XML::Parser module at build time (Malcolm Tredinnick)
  • Added INTLTOOL_KBD_RULE for GOKs *.kdb files (Bill Haneman)
  • Added --multiple-output option (Kenneth Christiansen)
  • Avoid bashism in xgettext version check. (#120267) (Abel Cheung)
  • Handle standard GNU gettext 0.12 and 0.13 installations (Malcolm Tredinnick)
  • Fix the running of test 18 (multiple output test) (Malcolm Tredinnick)

libIDL (0.8.2 -> 0.8.3)

  • Add a -uninstalled.pc file (Laca)
  • Clobber LC_ALL before invoking pre-compiler (Fernando Herrera)

libbonobo (2.4.2 -> 2.4.3)

  • Fix bug in logic in the property bag code (Thanks to Dave Jones)
  • Backport fix for bonobo-activation from HEAD (Michael)

libbonoboui (2.4.2 -> 2.4.3)

  • control activation signal emission (Federico)

libgnomeprint/libgnomeprintui (2.4.0 -> 2.4.2)

Albert Chin-A-Young

  • Various portability fixes


Owen Taylor:

* Use Sans Regular rather than Helvetica as fallback

Jean Brefort:

* Fix clipping

J.H.M. Dassen (Ray):

  • Fix build errors with freetype2 2.1.7.

libgtop (2.0.7 -> 2.0.8)

  • Build fixes and other improvements (Bastien)

libxml2 (2.5.11 -> 2.6.4)

libxslt (1.0.33 -> 1.1.2)

nautilus (2.4.1 -> 2.4.2)

  • Leak fixes
  • Keynav fixes
  • Reread activation uri of symlinks in case the link target is stale.
  • List view crash fix
  • List view focus fix
  • Ensure the source isn't deleted as a partial copy
  • Fixed > 4G file transfers
  • Icon view crash fix

scrollkeeper (0.3.12 -> 0.3.14)
- Runtime fixes:

  • Use a per-user directory for storing the extracted contents files. This avoids problems when multiple users share /tmp and use scrollkeeper.
  • Do XInclude processing on documents before extracting information.
  • By default, do not use the network to retrieve required DTDs.
    • Can be changed using the '-n' parameter to scrollkeeper-install and friends.
  • Do not segfault if an OMF file is invalid.
    • Build fixes:
  • Install various package documentation files.
  • Tidy up the build process a little bit and fix some portability bugs.
  • Update included gettext code.
  • Build fixes for specific platforms (Solaris and *BSD systems).
  • Detect installed version of the DocBook DTD at build time.
  • Allow the location of system XML catalog to be specified.
    • see the --with-xml-catalog flag.
  • Install locale-specific program files correctly (i.e. portably).
  • Allow scrollkeeper data directory to be customised
    • see the --with-partial-db-dir flag.
  • Upgrade supplied gettext and automake versions.
    • Miscellaneous:
  • Correctly register translated versions of documents by considering their category, rather than their titles.
  • Don't leak file descriptors when updating the database. This fixes resource starvation problems on some systems.
  • Fix some memory leaks.
  • Should now work with IPv6-enabled systems.
  • When using a non-default prefix, the scrollkeeper log files are updated correctly.
  • Many Sourceforge bug tracker bugs fixed and all outstanding patches in the patch tracker evaluated and applied if appropriate.
    • New maintainers
  • Malcolm Tredinnick
  • Miloslav Trmac (i18n maintainer)
    • Translation updates:
  • All translations coordinated via the Translation Project now. (http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/contrib/po/HTML/index.html)
  • Updated translations
    • am (Amharic) - Ge'ez Frontier Foundation
    • ca (Catalan) - Jordi Mallach
    • cs (Czech) - Miloslav Trmac
    • da (Danish) - Ole Laursen
    • hu (Hungarian) - Emese Kovacs
    • ja (Japanese) - Yukihiro Nakai, Shun-ichi Tahara
    • kn (Kannada) - Pramod
    • nl (Dutch) - Tino Meinen
    • no (Norwegian) - Kjartan Maraas
    • ro (Romanian) - Marius Andreiana
    • ru (Russian) - Dmitry Mastrukov
    • sk (Slovak) - Stanislav Visnovsky
    • sr (Serbian) - Danilo Segan
    • sv (Swedish) - Christian Rose
    • tr (Turkish) - Gorkem Cetin
    • vi (Vietnamese) - pclouds
    • zh_TW (Traditional Chinese) - Abel Cheung

yelp (2.4.1 -> 2.4.2)

  • Fix problem and potential crash in info converter.
    Patch submitted by both Joe Marcus Clarke and Roderich Schupp
  • Updated translations:
    el (Nikos Charonitakis)
    ko (Changwoo Ryu)
    hi (Guntupalli Karunakar)
    lv (Peteris Krisjanis)
    kn (Pramod)

zenity (1.6 -> 1.8)

  • Fix quote and output bugs [Christian]
  • Hook up 'activate' on text entry [Glynn, raf@noduck.net]
  • Fix up Solaris build [Damien]
  • Fix up spec file [Glynn]
  • Add locale header [Leonardo]
  • Make dialogs resizable [Ingo]
  • Unmark translation messages [Christian]
  • Fix up gdialog wrapper [Peter]

Translations (just about every one)