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ANNOUNCE: glibmm 2.36.0

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*** glibmm:


gtkmm 2.36 wraps glib 2.36.


glibmm stays in-sync with glib by following the official GNOME release schedule:






*** Changes


Changes in 2.36 compared to 2.34:



* AppInfo::get_all(): Fix ownerships.

(Pavel Vasi) Bug #694505

(José Alburquerque)

* Add ByteArray, because it is used in the GTls* API.

(José Alburquerque)

* Resolver: Add lookup_records(), lookup_records_async()

and lookup_records_finish().

(José Alburquerque)

* Signal*::connect(): Make them less thread-unsafe.

(Kjell Ahlstedt) Bug #396958 (Daniel Elstner, Chris Vine)

* Threads: Add create(slot, name) to create named threads.

(Andrew Potter) Bug #689863

* Variant: Allow containing complex types in arrays and in variants.

(José Alburquerque)

* Variant: Don't refsink variants created using the custom cast ctor.

(José Alburquerque)

* Variant< std::vector >: Add create_from_object_paths().

(José Alburquerque)

* VariantBase: Add check_format_string().

(Murray Cumming)

* VariantBase: Add operator for BoolExpr (const void*).

(Andrew Potter) Bug #690121

* VariantType: Add create_tuple().

(Andrew Potter) Bug #688682

* VariantType: Correct the referencing in the create*() methods.

(José Alburquerque) Bug #688440 (Andrew Potter)




* AppInfo: Add create_duplicate().

(José Alburquerque)

* ApplicationCommandLine: Add get_stdin() and


(Murray Cumming)

* AsyncResult: Added is_tagged().

(Murray Cumming)

* Credentials: Add get_unix_pid().

(José Alburquerque)

* DesktopAppInfo: Add has_key(),

get_string() and get_boolean().

(Murray Cumming)

* DesktopAppInfo: Add some new getter methods.

(José Alburquerque)

* File: Remove refreturn to avoid memory leaks.

(Kjell Ahlstedt) Bug #691606 (Dodak4Gi)

* FileEnumerator: Add get_child().

(Murray Cumming)

* FileInfo: Add get_deletion_date().

(Murray Cumming)

* MemoryOutputStream: Add the steal_as_bytes() method.

(José Alburquerque)

* SimpleAction: Fix stateful action constructor typo, allowing use.

(Andrew Potter) Bug #690122

* SocketClient: Add get/set_tls(),

get/set_tls_validation_flags(), get/set_proxy_resolver().

Added timeout, tls, enable-proxy, tls-validation, and

proxy-resolver properties.

Added the event signal.

(Murray Cumming)

* SocketConnection: Add connect*() and is_connected() methods.

(José Alburquerque)

* ThemedIcon: Wrap the "names" property.

(José Alburquerque)

* Add TlsConnection, TlsClient, TlsServer, TlsDatabase,

TlsCertificate, TlsPassword, TlsFileDatabase and TlsInteraction.

(José Alburquerque)

* UnixConnection: Add [receive|send]_credentials_[async|finish]().

(José Alburquerque)



* DBus::[Connection|Proxy]: Use ifdefs for the UnixFDList call*() methods.

(José Alburquerque)



* Verify that void methods should not return a value.

(José Alburquerque) Bug #696364

* Parse the argument list of methods correctly.

(José Alburquerque)

* gmmproc: _WRAP_VFUNC: Support the wrapping of slots.

(José Alburquerque)

* gmmproc: _WRAP_METHOD: Support wrapping methods with slots.

(José Alburquerque) Bug #688587

* gmmproc: _WRAP_METHOD: Ensure that slot parameters can be optional.

(José Alburquerque)

* gmmproc: _WRAP_[CREATE|CTOR|METHOD]: Allow any order of {} options.

(José Alburquerque)

* gmmproc: _WRAP_ENUM: Skip enum constants whose names are deleted.

(Kjell Ahlstedt) Bug #544694 (Murray Cumming)

* gmmproc: _WRAP_CTOR: Handle *_new() functions with a final GError**.

(José Alburquerque) Bug #687959



* Visual Studio Projects: Fix and update.

(Chun-wei Fan)

* Add a test of implementing an interface,

to detect the problem in glib 2.36.0 and

the expected problem with glib >= 2.37.0

See bug #697229

(Murray Cumming)

* DBus::[Connection|Proxy]: Change ifdef G_OS_LINUX to ifdef G_OS_UNIX.

(Kjell Ahlstedt)

* ContentType: Fix typo in the content_type_get_symbolic_icon() implementation.

(José Alburquerque)

* Remove the use of g_type_init() because it has been deprecated.

(José Alburquerque)

* Strip trailing whitespace.

(Mark Vender)

* Fix the build with warnings enabled.

(Murray Cumming)






* Signal[Timeout|Idle]::connect_once() docs: Warn about thread-unsafety.

(Kjell Ahlstedt) Bug #396963 (Daniel Elstner, Chris Vine)

* ThreadPool::push() docs: Note that sigc::trackable is not thread-safe.

(Kjell Ahlstedt) Bug #512348 (Chris Vine)

* Threads::Thread::create(): Update the documentation.

(Kjell Ahlstedt) Bug #512348 (Chris Vine)

* SignalProxy: Fix the documentation, especially of connect_notify().

(Kjell Ahlstedt) Bug #126213, comment 5.

* Gio::Action: Add more documentation of get_state_hint() and get_state().

(Kjell Ahlstedt) Bug #690134 (Andrew Potter)

* Predefine G_OS_UNIX or G_OS_WIN32 in Doxygen's configuration file.

(Kjell Ahlstedt)

* gmmproc: Improve the conversion of documentation to Doxygen format.

(Kjell Ahlstedt)

* Documentation: Fix many warnings from Doxygen.

(Kjell Ahlstedt)

* gmmproc: Make enum documentation possible.

(José Alburquerque) Bug #544694 (Murray Cumming)

* gmmproc: Improve the search for documentation of enums.

(Kjell Ahlstedt)

* gmmproc: Documentation: Adjust if the method has a slot param.

(José Alburquerque) Bug #688587.

* docextract_to_xml.py: Replace &colon; with ':' in generated XML files.

(José Alburquerque)

* gmmproc: Improve the documentation of properties.

(Kjell Ahlstedt)

* ustring docs: The global locale should be set when using C++ streams.

(Debarshi Ray) Bug #661588



*** Development



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