GLib 2.16.6 released

GLib 2.16.6 is now available for download at:

glib-2.16.6.tar.bz2   md5sum: 664e59093c31896a3a46b7cd93fdd3dd
glib-2.16.6.tar.gz    md5sum: 65c594a471406a377bee8171a2ea43d4

This is the final release in the 2.16 series. 

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 from GLib 2.16.5 to GLib 2.16.6

* GBookmarkFile: Make the parser less strict about unknown attributes

* Bugs fixed:
 547832 gtk+-2.12.11 fails to build - AC_PROG_MMAP too strict, and
 548321 <string.h> is not included in gi18n-lib.h
 535124 umask 002 not being applied for new directories, new files get
the correct umask
 544140 fam-helper 64-bit issue
 545157 wrong/no list of "open with" applications for .cc and .cpp files
 545457 gdmsetup crashed with SIGSEGV in
 546079 leak in xdgmime
 546017 Don't copy attributes when copying a symlink
 547080 g_file_copy leaks expected errors
 542156 zfs mount in home directory shown on nautilus desktop
 551149 xdgmime mem leak
 550647 synchronous pipe I/O when reading mount reply

Thanks to all contributors:
Emmanuele Bassi
Ignacio Casal Quinteiro
Loïc Minier
Priit Laes
Bastien Nocera
Carlos Garcia Campos
Christian Kellner
Felix Riemann
Padraig O'Briain
Christian Persch
Christian Neumair

September 12, 2008
Matthias Clasen

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