GTK+ 2.11.4 released

GTK+ 2.11.4 is now available for download at:

gtk+-2.11.4.tar.bz2   md5sum: a3baab72d34b6fa9c01578f1f2dd84f0
gtk+-2.11.4.tar.gz    md5sum: b43f01b91ff406b2cd8d009eff03a2cc

This is another development release leading up to GTK+ 2.12.


 * This is unstable development release. While it has had
   a bit of testing, there are certainly plenty of bugs
   remaining to be found. This release should not be used
   in production.

 * Installing this version will overwrite your existing
   copy of GTK+ 2.10. If you have problems, you'll need
   to reinstall GTK+ 2.10.

 * GTK+ 2.12 will be source and binary compatible with
   the GTK+ 2.10 series; however, the new API additions
   are not yet completely finalized, so there may be 
   incompatibilities between this release and the final 
   2.12 release. 

 * Bugs should be reported to

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
developers, 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+ is found at:

Common questions:


GTK+ is a large project and relies on voluntary contributions.
We are actively searching for new contributors in various areas
and invite everyone to help project development.
If you are willing to participate, please subscribe to the project
mailing lists to offer your help and read over our list of vacant
project tasks:

Overview of Changes from GTK+ 2.11.3 to 2.11.4

* The multipress input method correctly handles control keys

* The memory management of GtkRecentManager has been
  changed, deprecating the screen-related functions in favour
  of gtk_recent_manager_get_default().

* Bugs fixed: 
 448928 Some GtkBuildable methods named too generically
 448193 gtkbuilder.h causes compile error with C++
 354887 GtkFileChooserButton displays unnecessary authentication ...
 440450 GTK font selection minimum size is too large for 150dpi s...
 447214 gtk_tooltips_widget_remove() is slow
 448299 dgettext arguments interchanged
 448321 Drawing problems with block cursor
 448341 There is no GtkTooltip documentation in the gtk+ reference
 448484 GtkAccelGroup forgets to remove closure invalidate notifi...
 448544 Refcount issues in GtkCellRendererSpin
 412357 GtkMenuShell not defined as an abstract base type
 403717 print preview operation should pass settings to preview p...

A list of all bugs fixed in this release can be found here:,448299,448321,440450,63820,403717,354887,412357,448484,448544,448928,447214,448341

Thanks to all contributors:
Christian Persch
Richard Hult
Johan Dahlin
Jan Arne Petersen
Yevgen Muntyan
Sebastien Bacher
Alex Jones
Behdad Esfahbod
Daniel Elstner
Tilman Sauerbeck
Xan Lopez
Carlos Garcia Campos
Dennis Cranston
Vincent Geddes
Gustavo J. A. M. Carneiro
Carlos Garnacho
Emmanuele Bassi
Torsten Schoenfeld
Sven Neumann

Matthias Clasen
June 19, 2007

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