GTK+ 2.8.19 released

GTK+ 2.8.19 is now available for download at:

gtk+-2.8.19.tar.bz2   md5sum: 1a03dbed4b794194a610e9d7eb175b06
gtk+-2.8.19.tar.gz    md5sum: 604d3263498994c58af378f0ec076e6f

This is a bugfix release in the 2.8.x series. It fixes a rare
memory corruption issue when using the deprecated GdkFont API.

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+ 2.8.18 to GTK+ 2.8.19

Bugs fixed:
 341327	Memory corruption inside glib
 337491	_gdk_win32_drawable_release_dc: DeleteDC() 
        called on a GetDC() handle
 343425	"grab-notify"-signal is not correctly propagated 
        for internal children
 344244	Window resizing not working when keeping the 
        aspect fixed
 344496	CRLF converting via Clipboard

Updated translations (ne)

A list of all bugs fixed in this release can be found at:,341327,344244,337491,344496

Thanks to everybody who has contributed to this release,
in the form of bug reports or patches:

Markku Vire, Sampo Savolainen, Tim Janik, 
Tor Lillqvist, Chris Wilson

June 12, 2006
Matthias Clasen

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