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Release Digest: GNOME, June 28, 2004

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Gtk2-Perl 2.7.3

Gtk2-Perl is the collective name for a set of Perl bindings for GTK+ 2.x and various related libraries. These modules make it easy to write GTK+ and GNOME applications using a natural, Perlish, object-oriented syntax.

This is Gtk2-Perl 2.7.3 'Are we the only ones sticking to the schedule?'.

Overview of Changes in Glib 1.051

  • Code fixes and cleanup for C89 compatibility. [Albert Chin, muppet]
  • Fine-tune error message format helper. [muppet]
  • Implement new fallback and explicit handlers for Glib::Object properties; the fallback handlers use the wrapper hash keys (as in the defaults provided by Glib::Object::Subclass), and explicit handlers may now be specified when creating properties. [muppet]
  • Handle undef gracefully in gperl_value_from_sv(). [muppet]

Overview of Changes in Gtk2 1.051

  • Code fixes and cleanup for C89 compatibility. [Albert Chin, muppet]
  • Thread support improvement [Ross]
    • New import option, -threads-init, calls Gtk2::Gdk::Threads::init() for you.
    • Updated the thread usage example.
  • Documentation improvements. [muppet, adapted from the gtk+ C api ref.]
  • Bugfixes. [Torsten]

There's no new Gtk2::GladeXML release -- 1.00 is current.

There's no new Gnome2::GConf release -- 1.000 is current.

There's no new Gnome2::Canvas release -- 1.001 is current.

Overview of changes in Gnome2-VFS 1.003

  • Make Gnome2::VFS::read_entire_file not crash on invalid input.
  • Fix a small test bug.
  • Don't depend on Gtk2 at runtime.
  • Hush compiler warnings that might occur under certain circumstances.

Overview of changes in Gnome2 1.011

  • Bind and test Gnome2::IconList::select_all.
  • Test Gnome2::DruidPageStandard::set_contents_background.

libxklavier 1.03

Hi all

One of the dependencies of the GNOME, the libxklavier library, got another release - 1.03.

This is bugfix release, addressing several big and small issues detected by people using the Keyboard Indicator applet in gnome-applets. This release is absolutely API/ABI compatible with the previous one.

As usual, the download can be performed from the SourceForge site:

All bugs are usually (traditionally:) reported to gnome bugzilla, the libgswitchit component of the gnome-applets module. Hopefully soon I'll own libxklavier module in's bugzilla.