GLib 2.27.4 released

GLib 2.27.4 is now available for download at:


Another development release in the 2.27 development cycle.

Overview of Changes from GLib 2.27.3 to 2.27.4

 - Mounts are treated as hidden if they have a path element
   that starts with a dot
 - GAppInfo gained API to differentiate between recommended
   and fallback mime handlers
 - g_cancellable_create_source: creates a GSource that triggers
   when the GCancellable is canceled
 - GPollableInput/OutputStream: Interfaces for pollable streams
 - TLS support has landed, with an extension point that is
   implemented in glib-networking

* GLib
 - Mainloop sources can now have 'child sources'
 - g_get_runtime_dir: New function to return the XDG_RUNTIME_DIR

* Bugs fixed:
 530786 GFileMonitor "changed" signal underdocumented
 588189 TLS support for GSocket*
 630357 g_object_new_valist uses uninitialized memory
 630559 typo in public string in gsocks: 'The SOCKSv5 require...
 632445 Documentation refers to removed GNOME 2.0 porting guide
 634239 Child GSources
 634241 Add pollable input/output streams
 634504 allow passing a NULL emblem to g_emblemed_icon_new()
 634613 unsufficient g_get_user_runtime_dir() documentation
 635640 schema should inherit gettext-domain from schemalist
 635768 Protect g_file_monitor_set_rate_limit() against negative...
 635882 Fix the wrong-category schema test
 635187 Wrong type of GVariant received in an action...

* Updated translations:
 Norwegian bokmål

Thanks to all contributors:
Chun-wei Fan
Benjamin Otte
Cosimo Cecchi
Ryan Lortie
Javier Jardón
Tomas Bzatek
Colin Walters
Ignacio Casal Quinteiro
Owen W. Taylor
Cosimo Cecchi
Dan Winship
Christian Persch
Aleksander Morgado
Jonas Holmberg
Matt Rajca
Xan Lopez

November 29, 2010
Matthias Clasen

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