GLib 2.29.10

GLib 2.29.10 is now available for download at:


The is another development snapshot of the 2.29 series.

Overview of changes from GLib 2.29.8 to 2.29.10

* New features:
 - g_desktop_app_info_get_nodisplay: a function that is required
   to port gnome-menus to GDesktopAppInfo
 - g_hash_Table_iter_replace: new function to replace a value
   while iterating over a hash table
 - g_utf8_substring: convenience API to extract substrings from
   UTF-8 strings
 - g_action_group_add_entries: convenience API for creating lots
   of actions quickly
 - Use eventfd instead of pipes for waking up main contexts and
   for cancellation when available
 - GMatchInfo is now a refcounted boxed type

* API changes in GAction:
 - the 'set_state' entry in the GActionInterface vtable has been
   renamed to 'change_state
 - g_action_set_state has been renamed to g_action_change_state
 - the 'state' property has been changed to read-only
 - GSimpleAction can no longer be subclassed

* Bug fixes
 647796 g_variant_new_variant is not marked as constructor
 652072 gmain: make use of signalfd()
 652168 Crosscompiling Fails if build<=2.24 and host >2.24
 652750 make dist fails
 652758 GDataInputStream: Clarify g_data_input_stream_read_line docs...
 652822 Add a g_hash_table_iter_replace
 652897 tiny docs clarification for g_utf8_to_ucs4_fast
 653140 gmain: use Linux eventfd() for main context wake up
 653429 drop AM_MAINTAINER_MODE or enable it by default
 653484 GAsyncCallbacks should default to allow-none
        Add missing fundamental types to the generic marshaller

* Translation updates

Thanks to all contributors:
Vincent Untz
Xan Lopez
Colin Walters
David Zeuthen
Ryan Lortie
Murray Cumming
Patrick Welche
Chun-wei Fan
Christian Persch
Javier Jardón
Philip Van Hoof
Dan Winship
Sebastian Dröge
Krzesimir Nowak
Claudio Saavedra
Emmanuele Bassi
Dieter Verfaillie

July 5, 2011
Matthias Clasen

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