GLib 2.6.6 released
Posted on: 08/01/2005 11:29 AM

GLib 2.6.6 is now available for download at:

glib-2.6.6.tar.bz2 md5sum: 6e22b0639d314536f23ee118f29b43de
glib-2.6.6.tar.gz md5sum: dba15cceeaea39c5a61b6844d2b7b920

This is a bug fix release and is source and binary compatible with 2.6.0.

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 2.6.5 to GLib 2.6.6
* Fix several bugs with the handling
of comments in key files [Mikael Magnusson]
* Fix g_atomic_pointer_compare_and_exchange
on Sparc64 [Gert Doering]
* Fix a deadlock with threadpools [Hong Jen Yee]
* Make GLib work on BeOS again [Kian Duffy]
* Win32 bug fixes [Kazuki Iwamoto]
* Other bug fixes [Roger Leigh, Kjartan Maraas,
Morten Welinder]
* New and updated translations (bg,cs,cy,de,

A list of all bugs fixed in this release can be found at,308546,309157,307064,309263,309725,305462,167572,310954

August 1, 2005

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