[ANNOUNCE] PyGObject 2.21.5 - unstable
- From: Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu vizoso collabora co uk>
- To: python-hackers-list <python-hackers-list gnome org>, python-announce-list <python-announce-list python org>, gnome-announce-list <gnome-announce-list gnome org>, pygtk <pygtk daa com au>
- Subject: [ANNOUNCE] PyGObject 2.21.5 - unstable
- Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 20:31:47 +0200
I am pleased to announce version 2.21.5 of the Python bindings for GObject.
The new release is available from ftp.gnome.org as and its mirrors as
soon as its synced correctly:
What's new since PyGObject 2.21.4?
- Shut up some compiler warnings (Florian Müllner)
- Adjust to API break in GObject-Introspection (Florian Müllner)
- pass in the demo app so demos can use utility methods like
requesting file paths (John (J5) Palmieri)
- demo fixes to keep up with Gtk+ (John (J5) Palmieri)
- override test fixes for new GTK+ annotations (John (J5) Palmieri)
- Fix warning. (Ignacio Casal Quinteiro)
- fix up treeiter usage due to caller-allocates annotations in
gtk+ (John (J5) Palmieri)
- add entry completion demo (John (J5) Palmieri)
- string changes (John (J5) Palmieri)
- add the Entry demo directory and the entry_buffer demo (John
- fix loading of demo modules to support sub modules (John
- add the ability to have demos in sub catagories (John (J5) Palmieri)
- Add __name__ to DynamicModule class. (Jose Aliste)
- Do not override GdkRectangle. (Ignacio Casal Quinteiro)
- Add override for TreeModel implementing __len__() (Philip Withnall)
Note to packagers:
This release adds compatibility with the latest gobject-introspection
release and updates its dependency to 0.9.2. Please note that more API
changes are coming in gobject-introspection so it may be better to
only package releases (not git snapshots).
GObject is an object system library used by GTK+ and GStreamer.
PyGObject provides a convenient wrapper for the GObject library for use
in Python programs, and takes care of many of the boring details such as
managing memory and type casting. When combined with PyGTK, and
gnome-python, it can be used to write full featured Gnome applications.
Like the GObject library itself PyGObject is licensed under the
GNU LGPL, so is suitable for use in both free software and proprietary
applications. It is already in use in many applications ranging
from small single purpose scripts up to large full
PyGObject requires glib >= 2.22.4 and Python >= 2.3.5 to build.
GIO bindings require glib >= 2.22.4.
Please remember that this is an unstable release and shouldn't be used
The PyGObject team
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