GLib 2.8.1 released
Posted on: 08/23/2005 04:25 AM

GLib 2.8.1 is now available for download at:

glib-2.8.1.tar.bz2 md5sum: 2229ca9d5490a87d5e027e029520df14
glib-2.8.1.tar.gz md5sum: 5eab1179fc8ab17dfc3c491f2b356c80

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 2.8.0 to GLib 2.8.1
* Optimize single-character insertions in GString [Ross Burton]
* Fix build problems on OS X
* Fix build problems on Win32 [Tor Lillqvist, Hans Breuer]
* Other bug fixes [Matthew F. Barnes, Stefan Kasal]
* Documentation improvements [Tristan van Berkom, Behnam
Esfahbod, Gustavo Carneiro, Stefan Kasal, Matthias]
* New and updated translations (ca,cy,ko,ro,uk)

A list of all bugs fixed in this release can be found at,313369,313125,313731,313143,313099

Matthias Clasen
August 23, 2005

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