GLib 2.18.4 released

GLib 2.18.4 is now available for download at:

glib-2.18.4.tar.bz2   md5sum: ec25ed261534d870141000ab73f1a2bf
glib-2.18.4.tar.gz    md5sum: aeecf7b3554f49d010cc540059bc7583

This is a bug fix release in the 2.18 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 2.18.3 to GLib 2.18.4

* Bugs fixed:
 562378 callback return value not respected...
 559110 Do not include libintl.h after glibintl.h
 562562 glib-2-18 branch does not build because...
 566348 g_file_open_tmp uses the wrong g_mkstemp on win32
 564210 SUN Studio 12 has supported visibility attribute
 567138 get_package_directory_from_module() does not free...
 561807 inotify_sub.c :: dup_dirname() fails to remove trailing '/'
 562393 g_buffered_input_stream_read_byte broken if data available
 541715 patch for warnings and signature problems in recent code
 547481 g_data_input_stream_read_line behaves not as stated...
 548163 Nautilus displays wrong error message for too long filenames
 559633 gtk_image_new_from_gicon does not always work...
 526320 should not list mounts that the user doesn't have permission
 558458 Cannot build gio tests on Solaris using SUN c
 558298 Hide ecryptfs mounts
 515777 incorrect date&time on copy
 566064 Add NOATIME flag to query_info_flags
 565484 g_content_type_guess passes non-UTF8 text to XDG functions

Thanks to all contributors:
Christian Persch
Peter Kjellerstedt
Wouter Bolsterlee
Tor Lillqvist
Chris Wang
Dan Williams
Philip Withnall
Jody Goldberg
Paul Pogonyshev
Leonardo Ferreira Fontenelle
Axel von Bertoldi
Martin Pitti
Eric Lamarque
Alexander Larsson
Ryan Lortie
A. Walton

January 9, 2009
Matthias Clasen

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