Re: [ANNOUNCE] PyGObject 2.21.4 - unstable

Btw, would be great if someone could craft an updated blurb for the
release announcements and the README.



On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 11:52, Tomeu Vizoso
<tomeu vizoso collabora co uk> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am pleased to announce version 2.21.4 of the Python bindings for GObject.
> The new release is available from as and its mirrors as
> soon as its synced correctly:
> What's new since PyGObject 2.21.3?
>        - Build the cairo shim as a python module so the _gi module
> stops linking to it (Tomeu Vizoso)
>        - add drawing area demo (John (J5) Palmieri)
>        - sort the demo list (John (J5) Palmieri)
>        - rename iter to treeiter so we aren't using a python reserved
> word (John (J5) Palmieri)
>        - Fixup for change in buffer API (John (J5) Palmieri)
>        - add ListStore, TreeStore and TreeViewColumn APIs (John (J5) Palmieri)
>        - Add unit test for add_actions user data. (Ignacio Casal Quinteiro)
>        - Pass user_data param when adding actions (Paolo Borelli)
>        - add an exception type to the try/except block (John (J5) Palmieri)
>        - return PyList instead of PyTuple for array, return empty
> list for NULL arrays (John (J5) Palmieri)
>        - Fix 'make distcheck' (Tomeu Vizoso)
>        - Allow building pygobject without introspection support by
> providing --disable-introspection to configure. (Tomeu Vizoso)
>        - Make sure that sys.argv is a list and not a sequence. (Tomeu Vizoso)
>        - Force loading the GObject typelib so we have available the
> wrappers for base classes such as GInitiallyUnowned. (Tomeu Vizoso)
>        - we shouldn't g_array_free NULL pointers (John (J5) Palmieri)
>        - remove unneeded TextIter creation in the tests (John (J5) Palmieri)
>        - add override for TextBuffer (John (J5) Palmieri)
>        - fix up some build issues (John (J5) Palmieri)
>        - make the overrides file git friendly by appending to __all__
> after each override (John (J5) Palmieri)
>        - Override Dialog constructor and add_buttons method (Paolo Borelli)
>        - Merge PyGI (Johan Dahlin)
> Note to packagers:
> The configure option --enable-pygi has been removed and we build now
> introspection support by default. It's not recommend for distros, but
> if needed, you can build PyGObject without requiring
> gobject-introspection by passing --disable-introspection. When built
> with introspection support (the default) we require pycairo as a build
> dependency. We now install one more python module that
> links to libcairo and depends on pycairo and that should be packaged
> separately.
> Blurb:
> 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
> featured applications.
> 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
> in production.
> Regards,
> The PyGObject team

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