GLib 2.17.4 unstable release

This is the fifth development release leading up to GLib 2.18.

glib-2.17.4.tar.bz2
md5sum: 9692116d39c2bd00c53a9b469711e3fc

glib-2.17.4.tar.gz
md5sum: cf7730a308a5ba9e4db71a73efa4e53b

Overview of Changes from GLib 2.17.3 to GLib 2.17.4

GIO:

  • New API to handle content types: g_mount_guess_content_type, g_content_type_guess_for_tree
  • Export the eject-button signal on the volume monitor class
  • New API to enable out-of-process volume monitors: g_volume_get_activation_root

GObject:

  • New API to handle signals without slots in the class structure: g_signal_new_class_handler, g_signal_override_class_handler

Internationalization:

  • Add an NC_ macro that is a no-op equivalent of C_

GMarkup:

  • Add two new functions g_markup_parse_context_push, g_markup_parse_context_pop to support “subparsers”

23 bugs fixed in this release!

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