Re: gdk-pixbuf now standalone again

On Sat, 2010-06-26 at 10:35 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 7:52 AM, Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2010-06-26 at 01:23 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> >> Following some recent irc discussions, I have done the necessary work
> >> to split out gdk-pixbuf as a standalone module again. This is how it
> >> started out, in the distant past, before it spent most of the GTK+ 2.x
> >> era inside GTK+. The main reason for splitting it out again are that
> >> we avoid breaking the gdk-pixbuf ABI, which makes live easier for
> >> modules like librsvg or clutter, which use gdk-pixbuf as an image
> >> loader, but don't have other GTK+ dependencies.
> >>
> >> The gdk-pixbuf sources can now be found here:
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> I have just done a gdk-pixbuf-2.21.3 release, and GTK+ 2.22/2.90
> >> releases depending on an external gdk-pixbuf will follow soon.
> >
> > Does this mean we'll have to undo the work on pixbuf loaders?
> It means that there is no need anymore to install pixbuf loaders twice.
> So the librsvg split can be undone, yes.

Thanks for the work!

I will release new version of librsvg to support standalone gdk-pixbuf.

Hiroyuki Ikezoe

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