GTK+ 2.8.10 released

GTK+ 2.8.10 is now available for download at:

gtk+-2.8.10.tar.bz2   md5sum: c2c0318d4dcd64315486850907b8e78d
gtk+-2.8.10.tar.gz    md5sum: df87049b731fc12ba7ff0a38ca597549

This is a bugfix release in the 2.8.x 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
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+ 2.8 is found at:

Common questions:

Overview of Changes from GTK+ 2.8.9 to GTK+ 2.8.10

* Derive GtkObject from GInitiallyUnowned instead of
 GObject, if possible. Note that this change is known
 to break versions of the GTK+ Perl bindings older
 than GTK+ Perl 2.13.4. [Tim Janik]

* Add a setting to allow falling back to another icon
 theme before trying hicolor. [Rodney Dawes]

* Require GLib 2.8.5

* Updated translations (ca,el,es,fr,hi,it,ko,pt_BR,vi)

* Bugs fixed:
 137351 GtkEntryCompletion sometimes selects first completion item
       [Niklas Knutsson]
 165714 GtkEntryCompletion doesn't complete on paste [Christian Neumair]
 317687 gnome-panel crash by clicking on settings
 321548 speed up gtk_text_iter_set_visible_line_index [Paolo
 323843 Garbage in gtk_text_view_get_border_window_size()
 323876 Broadcasting _GTK_LOAD_ICONTHEMES is a performance
       bug [Peter Lund]
 324044 Documentation entry for GtkTreeView::row-activated
       [Davyd Madeley]
 323504 Gtk-CRITICAL when dragging a launcher from the menu
       to the top panel [Kjartan Maraas]
 323655 Improved support for Icon Naming Spec in unix filesystem
       backend [Rodney Dawes]
 323995 hidden widgets distort the left/right/up/down focus
       order [Dan Winship]
 324588 icon_view auto dnd and the item-activated signal
       [Dave Andreoli]
 322475 icon view's horizontal layout doesn't respect
       item_width [Alex Graveley]
 324815 Typo in gtkwindow.c [Ross Burton]
 324996 Description about gtk_im_context_filter_keypress on API
 323666 gdk_window_scroll doesn't invalidate if another top-level
       is above window [John Ehresman]
 322264 gdk_drawable_get_visible_region win32 / x11 inconsistency
       [John Ehresman]
 325358 word erase in text fields considers space as a separate
       word [Akkana Peck]
 325443 gtk_drag_begin doesn't work unless given a motion event
       [Peter Harvey]
 325723 gtk_ui_manager_get_toplevels does not return an empty
       list [Steve Chaplin]
 305894 excessive memory use in gdk_pixbuf_new_from_file_XXX
       functions [Denis Vlasenko, Michael Natterer]
 325199 The API reference for gtk_exit() states that it's
       deprecated but doesn't state the replacement function,
       if any [Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason]
 325869 GtkViewPort not releasing signal handlers on destruction
       [Jorn Baayen]
 325782 GtkToolButton ::clicked signal should set G_SIGNAL_ACTION
       [Martyn Russell]
 325817 FileChooserButton uses "Home" instead of directory name
       [Federico Mena Quintero]
 326098 label alignment is wrong when width-chars is set [Benjamin Otte]
 326200 translations in GtkActionGroup erroneously translated
       [Christian Stimming]
 326429 in gtk.h, twice the same lines [Benoît Carpentier]
 326064 Artifacts on some widgets [Andrew Conkling]

Matthias Clasen

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