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Posted 20 April 2013 - 09:28 PM

*** 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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