gnome-games 2.19.4

gnome-games 2.19.4

This is the fourth development release leading up to gnome-games 2.20.0,
featuring many new features and bugfixes, as well as an experimental version for Windows.

* Download:

* Windows download:

* Website:

Overview of changes

* General changes:
  - GamesConf, an API for storing user preferences has been added
    to libgames-support. GamesConf allows the games to store preferences
    using either GConf or flat files (#448432).
  - Mingw32 compilation fixes for libgames-support (#448317).
  - Correct icon names in desktop files (#444777).
  - Check for gcc before adding -fsigned-char parameter (#445556).

* Aisleriot:
  - Port Aisleriot to the new GamesConf API (#448432).
  - Support for compiling Aisleriot with mingw32 (bug #448317).
  - Don't use anonymous structs (#444802).

* Mines:
  - Only redraw the necessary fields when clicking on a mine (#375691).

* glChess:
  - Use correct pid not 0 for killing AIs (Bug #443073).
    This is a severe bug that causes the X server to be
    killed accidentally on some systems.

* Sudoku:
  - Ensure that g_thread_init is called before all other GLib functions.
    Fedora bug #241917.
  - Disable saving and loading.
  - Don't allow grey fields to be changed by mouse (#422666).
  - Remove the option for selecting black background option (#395135).
  - Store highlight setting in gconf (bug #445590).
  - Set number popup transient for the main window. (bug #406767).

* Windows version of gnome-games:

The binary version for Microsoft Windows is now available for download. Note that it requires GTK+ 2.10 and Guile for Windows. Currently only Aisleriot is supported, but the other games are planned for porting soon.
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