Release Digest: GNOME, November 5, 2002

pkgview 0.0.5


pkgview 0.0.5


Displays the version of desktop components installed, and makes a stab at
your overall GNOME version. Ideal for people who need to support GNOME2

This initial release includes support for multiple entries in
PKG_CONFIG_PATH, fails gracefully when no .pc files are installed, and has
a couple of initial attempts at translations.





gnome-mlview 0.0.3rc1


gnome-mlview 0.0.3rc1


A tree oriented xml editor for gnome.
It is an attempt to ease the edition of xml documents
with or without validation by focusing on their tree view.

gnome-mlview support on demand validation.
It relies on the dtd to provide advanced 
element/attributes completion.

Support of several encodings.

A lot of stability memory leak bugfixes.



GLib-2.0.7 is now available for download at:


GLib-2.0.7 is a bug fix release, and compatible with previous
GLib-2.0 series releases.

About GLib

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:


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


Overview of Changes in GLib 2.0.7

* Fix C++ warnings in gtype.h [Dom Lachowicz]
* Fix g_type_fundamental_next() [Tim Janik]
* Fix various missing includes of config.h [Morten Welinder]
* Handle main loop initialization before g_thread_init [Sebastian Wilhelmi]
* Various 64-bit fixes [Manish Singh]
* Fix GPoll on Win32 [Tor Lillqvist, Herman Bloggs]
* Fix bug with buffering on UTF-8 IOChannels [Daniel Elstner]
* Misc bug and build fixes [Soren Andersen, Gustavo Carneiro, Tor,
     Tim, Havoc Pennington,  Matthias Clasen, Sebastian Rittau,
     Masahiro Sakai, Arvind Samptur, HideToshi Tajima, Owen Taylor]
* Updated and new translations (be,cs,de,fa,it,lv,pt_BR,tr)

4 November 2002


GTK+-2.0.7 is now available for download at:


This is a bug-fix release, and is source and binary compatible
with previous release in the GTK+-2.0 series.

What is GTK+

GTK+ is a multi-platform toolkit for creating graphical user
interfaces. Offering a complete set of widgets, GTK+ is suitable for
projects ranging from small one-off tools to complete application

GTK+ has been designed from the ground up to support a range of
languages, not only C/C++. Using GTK+ from languages such as Perl and
Python (especially in combination with the Glade GUI builder) provides
an effective method of rapid application development.

GTK+ is free software and part of the GNU Project. However, the
licensing terms for GTK+, the GNU LGPL, allow it to be used by all
pdevelopers, including those developing proprietary software, without
any license fees or royalties. 

Where to get more information about GTK+

Information about GTK+ including links to documentation can be
found at:

An installation guide for GTK+-2.0 is found at:


Release notes for GTK+-2.0 are at:


Common questions:

Overview of Changes in GTK+ 2.0.7
* Fix some memory leaks in gdk-pixbuf [Sven Neumann]
* Pixbuf loader fixes  [Federico Mena Quintero, Elliot Lee]
* Support depth 8 StaticColor in GdkRGB [Matthias Clasen]
* Win32 fixes and improvements [Tor Lillqvist]
 - Keyboard handling fixes [Florian Dugent]
 - Fixes for building and running on Cygwin [Masahiro Sakai]
 - Fix gdk_window_scroll(), other GdkWindow fixes
 - Misc bug and build fixes [Soren Andersen, Florent, Tim Evans,
   J. Ali Harlow, Andreas Holzmann, Iwasa Kazmi]
* Improve tracking of toplevel focus state [Owen]
* XIM input method fixes [Takuro Ashie, HideToshi Tajima]
* Fix the longstanding problem with <,> keys and XIM [Owen Taylor]
* Fix GtkIMContextSimple for us-intl keyboards [Alexandre Oliva]
* GtkIMContextSimple updates for Eastern Europe [Stanislav Brabec]
* Fix the "key bindings randomly stop working" problem [Sebastian Ritau]
* GtkTextView fixes [Gustavo Giraldez, Padraig O'Briain, Shivaram Upadhyayula]
* GtkTreeView bugfixes [Jonathan Blandford, Kristian Rietveld]
  - Various memleak, ref counting fixes [Jonathan, Jorn Baayen, Daniel 
    Elstner, Morten Welinder]
  - gtk_treeselectionselected_foreach now immediately returns if 
    the model is being changed [Havoc Pennington]
  - Fix evil bug with insertions to GtkTreeModelSort [Hans Petter Jansson]
* GtkCombo fixes [Marco Pesenti Gritti, Zimler Attila, Matthias, Owen]
* Fix 64-bit problem with GtkFundamentalType [Ross Alexander, Manish Singh] 
* New and updated translations (am,be,bg,ca,cs,da,de,el,es,el,fa,fr,hi,hu,
* Many miscellaneous bug fixes

Other contributors: Jacob Berkman, Alvert Chin, Chema Celorio,
   David L. Cooper II, Brent Fox, Tim Janik, Marco Pesenti Gritti, 
   Alex Larsson, Zenith Lau, Thomas Leonard, Gaute Lindkvist, 
   Paolo Maggi, Andy Wingo, Jami Pekannen, Joshua N Pritikin, 
   Soeren Sandmann, Vitaly Tishkov, Morten Welinder

4 November 2002

Anjuta 1.0.0

Dear all,

We're pleased to announce the release of Anjuta 1.0.0 (Diwali). This is
the latest stable release of Anjuta, an Integrated Development
Environment (IDE) for the GNOME 1.x platform. This release includes
numerous enhancements and bugfixes.

Website: http://www.anjuta.org/
Project Page: http://sf.net/projects/anjuta/
About Diwali: http://www.bawarchi.com/festivals/diwali1.html

New: CVS support for Projects and individual files, file revisions are
displayed in Files pane.
New: Gnome Print support (including syntax colouring)
New: Patch plugin to apply diffs
New: Application Wizard support for wxWindows, Xlib, GNOME2, Gtk2 and
libglade2 Projects, plus option for dynamic or static libraries as
targets in generic Projects
New: user identity preferences enabling new editor functions
New: better GNOME integration, now uses configured GNOME URL    
New: MIME handling
New: Anjuta kickstart tutorial
New: automatic expression tips during debugging (hover-and-show)
New: compilation warning/error navigation from terminal
New: better find functionality
New: enhanced file selection widget
New: enhanced Evolution-style about dialog
New: Automatic Variable display when mouse hovered on the variable name
(in dubugger mode).
New: Raw memory veiw for debugger (somewhat resembling ghex).

Updated: synced to Scintilla 1.46
Updated: many usability improvements to the GUI and menus
Updated: Documentation.

Download Notes:
Because anjuta was becoming too big, it was decided that the rpm
be splitted into various pieces. The following are the rpms
available for a particular release:

 anjuta-1.0.0-1.i386.rpm/         [Base anjuta]
 anjuta-i18n-1.0.0-1.i386.rpm/    [localization support]
 anjuta-docs-en-1.0.0.i386.rmp/   [English documentaion]
 anjuta-docs-ja-1.0.0.i386.rmp/   [Japanese documentaion]

The base package is all you have for woring in English locale and
without any documentation (except README and other basic docs).

If you want to work in different locale other than English,
install the anjuta-i18-* package. And if you want anjuta manual,
tutorial and faq, install the anjuta-docs-* packages of the
language you want (currently only en and ja are available).

Thanks and regards,
The Anjuta Team


File Roller 2.0.4


File Roller 2.0.4


File Roller is an archive manager. It lets you open, modify
extract archive files sush as tar and zip.


* Faster loading of archives.
* Recognize zip archives regardless of the file extension.



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