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2005-08-12 Matthias Clasen <>
* Bump version
* === Released 2.8.0 ===
* NEWS: Updates
2005-08-12 Tim-Philipp Müller <tim at centricular dot net>
* gobject/genums.c: (g_flags_get_first_value): Special-case flag
value of 0. Instead of returning the first random GFlagsValue
we come across, return the GFlagsValue for 0 if it exists or
NULL if it does not exist. Never return the GFlagsValue for 0
if the requested flags value is nonzero.
2005-08-12 Matthias Clasen <>
* Bump version to 2.8.0
2005-08-11 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gutils.c (g_get_any_init): Use "localhost" as fallback for
g_get_host_name(), not "unknown".
2005-08-10 Stepan Kasal <>
Fix typos: Invokation --> Invocation (in various places)
2005-08-10 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gfileutils.c (g_build_path_va, g_build_pathname_va):
Take a va_list*, not a va_list, to avoid compiler warnings
about uninitialized variables.
2005-08-09 Matthias Clasen <>
* tests/gobject/ (test_programs): Add it here.
* tests/gobject/gvalue-test.c: Beginning of a test suite
for GValue.
* NEWS: Updates
2005-08-08 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gutils.c (_g_compute_locale_variants): Initialize
variables to not make gcc nervous.
2005-08-08 Manish Singh <>
* glib/ remove stray -V option to grep so it actually
2005-08-08 Matthias Clasen <>
* tests/convert-test.c: Enable the endianness test.
* glib/gconvert.c: Make the caching of iconv descriptors
* Add an --enable-iconv-cache option, and
default to disabling iconv caching on new enough glibc.
Somebody with access to Solaris systems will need to test
if opening/closing of iconv descriptors is enough of
a performance problem to warrant the caching on that
platform. Note that the caching is causing correctness
problems in some corner cases, thus turning it off
is desirable unless it has severe performance implications.
* tests/convert-test.c: Add a test for
endianness handling.
2005-08-08 Sunil Mohan Adapa <>
* Added "te" to ALL_LINGUAS.
2005-08-08 Matthias Clasen <>
* tests/ Add convert-test here.
* tests/convert-test.c: Add the beginning of a testsuite
for g_convert() and friends.
2005-08-06 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/glib.symbols: Include glib_on_error_halt.
* glib/ Also check exported variables.
2005-08-05 Manish Singh <>
* tests/refcount/closures.c: remove unused n_threads variable.
2005-08-05 Matthias Clasen <>
* Bump version
* === Released 2.7.7 ===
* NEWS: Updates
2005-08-04 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/glib.symbols:
* glib/gatomic.[hc]: Always export g_atomic_int_get and
g_atomic_pointer_get as functions, even if we have macros,
to avoid changing the ABI depending on configuration.
* glib/gatomic.c: Fix the s390 implementations of
2005-08-04 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gstdio.h: Move the G_BEGIN_DECLS/G_END_DECLS pair outside
the #if/#else/#endif block. Otherwise we had G_BEGIN_DECLS without
matching G_END_DECLS on Unix, and G_END_DECLS without matching
2005-08-03 Matthias Clasen <>
* Bump version
* === Released 2.7.6 ===
* NEWS: Updates
2005-08-03 Ross Burton <>
* docs/reference/glib/tmpl/windows.sgml:
Add a long description, pointing people at Cygwin for a complete
Unix library.
* glib/gutils.c:
Document return value of g_get_host_name().
2005-08-03 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gatomic.c: Add native atomic operations
for s390.
* ... and use them on s390.
2005-08-03 Ross Burton <>
* glib/gstdio.c:
Fix DocBook tag typo. (#311966)
2005-08-03 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gstdio.h: Add G_BEGIN_DECLS/G_END_DECLS. (#312424)
2005-08-02 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gconvert.c (g_convert_with_iconv): Don't go in an
infinite loop if the input text ends in an incomplete multibyte
character. (#312402, Sebastien Bacher)
* Bump version
* === Released 2.7.5 ===
* NEWS: Updates
2005-08-02 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gconvert.c (g_convert_with_iconv, g_convert_with_fallback):
Cleanup converter state after the conversion. Document streaming
conversion pitfalls. (#311337)
2005-08-02 Tor Lillqvist <>
* tests/refcount/objects.c
* tests/refcount/properties.c
* tests/refcount/signals.c: Use g_usleep() instead of sleep() for
Mon Aug 1 23:33:47 2005 Tim Janik <>
* tests/refcount/closures.c: test high contention on closure
reference counts to trigger and catch non-atomic updates.
* tests/refcount/objects.c:
* tests/refcount/objects2.c:
* tests/refcount/properties.c:
* tests/refcount/properties2.c:
* tests/refcount/signals.c:
fixed up test and threading fundamentals. variables accessed from all
threads need to be volatile. context switches are enforced by using
g_thread_yield(), not g_usleep(1) which may result in busy waits on
some platforms. for testcode, always consider all warnings and
critical messages fatal. issue the currently running program on
stdout. improved progress indicators.
* tests/refcount/properties.c:
* tests/refcount/objects.c:
don't overdo the number of testing threads to keep the testing machine
usable, 2 threads can produce as much contention as 20 if executing the
same code.
* tests/refcount/signals.c: only start 1 thread per object. GObject
doesn't provide mutually exclusive object access, but only mutually
exclusive reference count modification.
* tests/ added closures test.
2005-08-01 Tor Lillqvist <>
* tests/uri-test.c: Make it pass on Win32.
(from_uri_tests[]): Take into consideration that on Win32 we don't
return "localhost" hostnames.
(safe_strcmp_filename): New function that considers slash and
backslash equal on Win32.
(safe_strcmp_hostname): New function that considers "localhost"
equal NULL on Win32.
(run_roundtrip_tests): Use safe_strcmp_filename() and
Sun Jul 31 01:50:20 2005 Tim Janik <>
* glib/gdataset.c:
moved G_DATALIST_*_POINTER() macros here, because proper use requires
the global g_dataset_global mutex to be acquired.
g_datalist_set_flags(): properly acquire and release dataset mutex.
* glib/gdatasetprivate.h: implement G_DATALIST_GET_FLAGS() via atomic
pointer access to account for memory barriers. moved all other macros.
2005-07-26 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/goption.c: Include glibintl.h, not gi18n.h, noticed
by Dan Winship.
* Try -mt as compiler flag for threads, needed
for the HP C compiler on HP-UX. (#163051, Paul Cornett)
* glib/ghash.c (g_hash_table_foreach): Fix a typo in the
docs. (#311569, Ross Burton)
2005-07-21 Matthias Clasen <>
* Bump version
* === Released 2.7.4 ===
* NEWS: Updates
2005-07-20 Manish Singh <>
* tests/refcount/signals.c: use G_CALLBACK for signal connections.
2005-07-20 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gthreadpool.c (g_thread_pool_free): Don't get
stuck in here if immediate is TRUE. (#310954,
Hong Jen Yee)
* tests/threadpool-test.c (main): Test immediate == TRUE.
2005-07-20 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gutils.h (g_win32_get_system_data_dirs): Make this an
inline function. Define it only if G_CAN_INLINE and not
C++. (#173098)
2005-07-19 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gstring.c (g_string_chunk_insert_len): Avoid
an unnecessary strlen if len is -1. (#169692,
Benoit Dejean)
* glib/gatomic.c (g_atomic_pointer_compare_and_exchange):
Fix g_atomic_pointer_compare_and_exchange on sparc64.
(#167572, Gert Doering)
2005-07-15 Matthias Clasen <>
* Bump version
* === Released 2.7.3 ===
2005-07-15 Matthias Clasen <>
* tests/ (SUBDIRS): Add tests/refcount
* Add tests/refcount
* tests/refcount/properties.c: Test property changes
from multiple threads.
* tests/refcount/signals.c: Test signal emission from
multiple threads.
* tests/refcount/objects.c: Test refcounting from
multiple threads.
* tests/refcount/objects2.c:
* tests/refcount/properties2.c: Tests to measure the
overhead of threadsafe refcounting.
* glib/giochannel.c (g_io_channel_ref, g_io_channel_unref):
Use atomic operations to make refcounting
threadsafe. (#166020, Wim Taymans)
* NEWS: Updates
2005-07-14 Matthias Clasen <>
* tests/spawn-test.c:
* tests/uri-test.c:
* tests/thread-test.c:
* tests/queue-test.c:
* tests/mainloop-test.c:
* tests/iochannel-test.c:
* tests/gio-test.c:
* tests/child-test.c: Make the tests silent on success.
2005-07-13 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gfileutils.c (g_mkdir_with_parents): Fix a
typo. (#310243, Richard Laager)
* glib/goption.c (g_option_group_add_entries): Warn if a
short name is not acceptable.
2005-07-12 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/goption.h (G_OPTION_FLAG_NOALIAS):
* glib/goption.c: Add and implement a new flag
to turn off the automatic <groupname>- prefixing
for conflict resolution of long option names. (#171840,
Adam McLaurin)
All optional callback arguments (#308886, Pawel
* glib/goption.h (G_OPTION_FLAG_OPTIONAL_ARG):
* glib/goption.c: Add and implement a new flag
to indicate that a callback *optionally* takes another
* tests/option-test.c: Add tests for optional arguments.
2005-07-12 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gthread.c (g_static_rec_mutex_lock_full): Don't lock
if depth is zero. (#310148, Wim Taymans)
2005-07-10 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gutils.c (g_listenv): Ignore anomalous environment
entries which are not of the form variable=value. (#309859,
Morten Welinder)
2005-07-09 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/giowin32.c: Totally rewritten socket channel
implementation. See discussion in bug #147392.
* Don't use autoconf variables for the resource
object files on Win32 any longer. Instead handle that in the files. Check for windres.
* Minor tuning to match the
configure-produced glibconfig.h closely.
* glib/ Don't use the scripts in build/win32 to
compile glib.rc into a resource object file. (This means we lose
the build number increment magic, but I doubt it was that useful
anyway.) Instead use windres directly. To pass the normal .o file
produced by windres through libtool, which wants .lo files, pass
it directly to the linker using a -Wl option.
* glib/ Thus replace BUILDNUMBER with 0.
2005-07-08 Matthias Clasen <>
* Bump version
* === Released 2.7.2 ===
* NEWS: Updates
2005-07-07 Matthias Clasen <>
* Make the size_t size detection work on AIX.
2005-07-06 Matthias Clasen <>
* Require a newer gtk-doc.
2005-07-01 Hans Breuer <>
* glib/gmessages.c : include <process.h> for getpid()
* glib/gmappedfile.c : include <io.h> for close() etc.
* glib/ : add gmappedfile.obj
2005-07-01 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gkeyfile.c (g_key_file_get_key_comment):
(g_key_file_get_top_comment): Don't reverse the order of multiline
(g_key_file_get_group_comment): Actually get the group comment.
* tests/keyfile-test.c (test_comments): Test that comments are
handled properly. (#309263, Mikael Magnusson)
2005-06-30 Matthias Clasen <>
* Bump version
* === Released 2.7.1 ===
2005-06-30 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gstring.c (g_str_hash): Fix portability issues.
(#307064, Morten Welinder)
Apply a patch which may make GLib work on BeOS again.
(#309157, Kian Duffy)
* glib/gmain.c: Update the BeOS includes.
* glib/gstdio.c:
* glib/gutils.c (g_find_program_in_path):
* glib/gbacktrace.c (g_on_error_stack_trace): Use the UNIX
implementation on BeOS, as well.
* Don't put glib 1.0 into G_MODULE_LIBS, even
on BeOS.
* NEWS: Updates
2005-06-26 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/ libtool installs/uninstalls the import
library, no need to do it ourselves. Do still install/uninstall
the .def file, though.
* glib/gmappedfile.c: Add Win32 implementation.
(g_mapped_file_free): Don't mention writable shared mappings in
the doc comment. Free the GMappedFile struct.
* tests/mapping-test.c (main): No kill() or SIGUSR1 on Win32, use
a flag file instead to stop the child. Use g_usleep() instead of
2005-06-24 Matthias Clasen <>
Add an mmap() wrapper called GMappedFile. (#148218,
David Schleef, Behdad Esfahbod)
* glib/gmappedfile.[hc]: New files.
* Check for mmap.
* glib/ Add new files.
* glib/glib.symbols: Add new functions.
* glib/glib.h: Include gmappedfile.h
* tests/mapping-test.c: Tests for GMappedFile.
* tests/ Add new file.
* (DISTCHECK_CONFIGURE_FLAGS): Add --enable-man.
2005-06-24 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/ (install-libtool-import-lib): Current GNU tools
do understand the PRIVATE keyword.
* glib/gfileutils.c (g_mkdir_with_parents): Return error with
EINVAL also for empty pathnames.
(g_build_pathname_va): Fix typo.
Thu Jun 23 15:52:08 2005 Manish Singh <>
* glib/gfileutils.c: g_build_filename_va is only use in the G_OS_WIN32
case, so compile it conditionally.
2005-06-23 Matthias Clasen <>
* tests/keyfile-test.c (test_group_remove): Don't leak
memory here.
* glib/gkeyfile.c (g_key_file_load_from_data_dirs): Don't
leak output_path. (#308546, Kjartan Maraas)
* glib/glib.symbols:
* glib/gfileutils.h:
* glib/gfileutils.c (g_build_pathv, g_build_filenamev):
Variants of g_build_path() and g_build_filename()
which take a string array instead of varargs.
(#149092, Todd A. Fisher)
* tests/strfunc-test.c: Add tests for g_build_pathv()
and g_build_filenamev().
2005-06-22 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gfileutils.c
* glib/gfileutils.h
* glib/glib.symbols
* tests/testglib.c: Rename g_makepath() to g_mkdir_with_parents().
2005-06-22 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/goption.c (parse_short_option, parse_long_option):
Pass the option name also in the NO_ARG case. (#308602,
Masatake YAMATO)
(parse_arg): Properly store changes for arrays. (#308528,
Roger Leigh)
2005-06-22 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gfileutils.c (g_makepath): New function. Creates a
directory including intermediate parent directories as
needed. (#60509)
* glib/gfileutils.h: Declare it.
* glib/gutils.c (g_get_host_name): New function. Returns the
machine's name, or one of its names. Document that it is
best-effort only, and not guaranteed to be unique or anything.
(g_get_any_init): Get the host name here. On Unix use
gethostname(), on Windows use GetComputerName(). (#5200)
* glib/gutils.h: Declare it.
* glib/glib.symbols: Add new functions.
* tests/testglib.c: Test g_makepath() and g_get_host_name().
2005-06-18 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/goption.h:
* glib/goption.c: Add G_OPTION_FLAG_NO_ARG and
G_OPTION_FLAG_FILENAME to allow greater control of
G_OPTION_ARG_CALLBACK options. (#302632, Dan Winship)
* tests/option-test.c: test callback args
2005-06-14 Theppitak Karoonboonyanan <>
* Added 'th' (Thai) to ALL_LINGUAS.
2005-06-10 Matthias Clasen <>
* Bump version
* === Released 2.7.0 ===
* NEWS: Updates
2005-06-09 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gkeyfile.c (g_key_file_parse_value_as_integer): Better
error checking. (#306389, Morten Welinder)
* glib/goption.c (parse_int): Set errno to 0 before calling
strtol. (#306388, Morten Welinder)
2005-06-09 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gstdio.h
* glib/gstdio.c
* glib/glib.symbols: Add a chdir() wrapper, too.
* glib/glib.symbols: Add g_win32_locale_filename_from_utf8().
* glib/gwin32.c (g_win32_locale_filename_from_utf8): Clarify doc
2005-06-08 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gutils.c (get_windows_directory_root): New helper function
on Win32, returns the root of the drive (or possibly share) where
the Windows directory is. (In the case of Terminal Server sessions
the Windows directory is a per-user folder.)
(g_get_any_init): Use get_windows_directory_root() as last resort
for both temp directory and home directory. g_get_home_dir() now
never returns NULL on Win32. Don't look at HOMEDRIVE and
drive root should be enough.
2005-06-08 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/glib.symbols:
* glib/gunicode.h:
* glib/gunicollate.c (g_utf8_collate_key_for_filename):
New function to calculate collation keys which are more
suitable for sorting filenames. (#172690, Ole Laursen)
Fri May 27 17:18:00 2005 Manish Singh <>
* glib/goption.c (parse_short_option): initialize option_name
before using it.
2005-05-27 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/goption.c (parse_short_option, parse_long_option):
Return an error if an option is missing its argument. (#305576,
Björn Lindqvist)
* tests/option-test.c (missing_arg_test): Add a testcase.
Wed May 25 15:33:51 2005 Manish Singh <>
* glib/goption.c (print_help): rest_description should be const.
2005-05-25 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gunidecomp.c (combine_hangul): Don't eat Hangul
when normalizing. (#301742, reported by Christian Biere,
patch by Noah Levitt)
2005-05-24 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/goption.c (print_help): If the remaining argument
has an arg_description, display the synopsis as
PROGNAME [OPTION...] REST (#305346, Noah Levitt)
2005-05-20 Federico Mena Quintero <>
Merged from glib-2-6:
* glib/gspawn.c (g_spawn_command_line_sync): Clarify the meaning
of exit_status(); it's not the return code from the child, but
rather the waitpid() status.
2005-05-18 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gunidecomp.c: Correct the end of the Hangul
Syllables range, from 0xd7af to 0xd7a3, in several
places. (#301984, Changwoo Ryu)
2005-05-17 Matthias Clasen <>
* tests/tree-test.c (main): Check the return values of
* glib/gtree.c (g_tree_remove, g_tree_steal): Return
a boolean indicating wether the key was found. (#302545,
Matthew F. Barnes)
2005-05-06 Brian Cameron <>
*,, Added
to allow building of other libraries like pango when
glib is uninstalled.
2005-05-06 Matthias Clasen <>
* tests/option-test.c: Add a testcase.
* glib/goption.c (g_option_context_parse): Treat '-'
on its own as a non-option argument. (#168008, Tim Musson,
Thomas Leonard and others)
2005-05-05 Owen Taylor <>
* glib/gdataset.[ch] glib/gdatasetprivate.h: Add
g_datalist_set/unset_flags(), g_datalist_get_flags() functions
to squeeze some bits into a GDataSet... this is needed for
efficient implementation of toggle references in GObject.
* tests/gobject/references.c tests/gobject/
Add a test case for weak and toggle references.
* glib/gfileutils.[ch]: Rename g_file_replace() back
to g_file_set_contents().
* glib/glib.symbols: Update.
2005-05-02 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gstring.c (g_str_equal, g_str_hash): Move docs
2005-05-01 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/ghash.h: Rename some parameters to make gtk-doc
* glib/gutils.c:
* glib/gwin32.c:
* glib/gstdio.c: Fix some typos, mark new API as "Since 2.8".
2005-04-29 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gtree.c: Clarify some docs. (#302062, Matthew F. Barnes)
2005-04-28 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gstrfuncs.c (g_strcompress): Warn and don't crash
when meeting a trailing \\. (#301373, Benjamin Otte)
2005-04-27 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gconvert.c (open_converter, g_convert_with_iconv): Don't
call g_set_error() unless the GError pointer is non-NULL. This
avoids infinite recursion problems in certain rare situations on
Windows, when g_locale_from_utf8() is called from
_glib_get_locale_dir() after the change below. It's the
_glib_gettext() calls to translate error messages that are
parameters to g_set_error() that cause the recursion, not
g_set_error() itself.
* glib/gwin32.c (g_win32_locale_filename_from_utf8): New
function. Converts a filename to the system codepage, and if a
straight conversion isn't possible (because the filename contains
characters not in the system codepage), try looking up the
filename (which should refer to an existing file for this to
succeed) with short (8.3) pathname components.
* glib/gutils.c (_glib_get_locale_dir): No need to cache the
result, this function is normally called only once. Return the
path to the locale directory in system codepage, not UTF-8. The
path is passed to bindtextdomain(), which doesn't use UTF-8 file
names. Use g_win32_locale_filename_from_utf8(). (#301772)
Don't do run-time lookup of message catalog directory on
Cygwin. Cygwin is supposed to look and feel like Unix, and on Unix
we use paths fixed at configure time.
2005-04-19 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gutils.h: Minor comment improvement.
2005-04-18 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gfileutils.c: No <sys/wait.h> on Win32. Definition of
save_errno was missing in one place.
Sat Apr 16 20:15:44 2005 Soeren Sandmann <>
* glib/gfileutils.c (g_file_replace): Save the errno in various
* glib/gfileutils.c (set_umask_permissions): Fork a child and do
chmod() to the umask() permissions there.
2005-04-10 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gmessages.h (g_debug): Use G_LOG_LEVEL_DEBUG in
both definitions. (#300071, Tommi Komulainen)
2005-04-09 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gutils.c: Include <process.h> on Win32 for getpid(). (#173094)
2005-04-08 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gstdio.h
* glib/gstdio.c
* glib/glib.symbols (g_access, g_chmod, g_creat): Wrap also
access(), chmod() and creat(). (#169623, #171285)
2005-04-08 Tor Lillqvist <>
Improve g_get_system_data_dirs() on Windows. A library that calls
g_get_system_data_dirs() might be installed in a different
top-level prefix than GLib or the application being run.
* glib/gutils.h (g_win32_get_system_data_dirs): New static
function defined in this header. Calls
g_win32_get_system_data_dirs_for_module() passing the address of
itself as parameter. g_get_system_data_dirs() is #defined as this
* glib/gutils.c (g_win32_get_system_data_dirs_for_module): New
function. If the address parameter is non-NULL, the corresponding
module's installation location is used for one of the returned
path names, in addition to the COMMON_APPDATA, COMMON_DOCUMENTS,
glib top-level and application top-level folders.
(g_get_system_data_dirs): Now just for backward compatibility on
Win32. Just call g_win32_get_system_data_dirs_for_module(NULL).
* glib/glib.symbols: Add g_win32_get_system_data_dirs_for_module.
* glib/gutils.c (read_aliases): Not used on Windows.
(unalias_lang): Don't do anything on Windows, there is no
/usr/share/locale/locale.alias file..
Thu Apr 7 22:51:15 2005 <>
* glib/gutils.c (g_get_system_data_dirs): Declare glib_top_share_dir
and exe_top_share_dir only in G_OS_WIN32.
2005-04-08 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gutils.c (g_get_system_data_dirs): After investigating more
closely the actual use cases of this function, I understand better
what it needs to do on Windows. In addition to the Windows
COMMON_APPDATA and COMMON_DOCUMENTS folders, also return the
"share" subfolders of GLib's installation location and the
application .exe's installation location, hoping that either
matches what the function's caller is looking for.
* glib/gutils.h (G_WIN32_DLLMAIN_FOR_DLL_NAME): Use wide char API
if available, and store dll name in UTF-8.
2005-04-05 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gfileutils.c (get_contents_stdio): Avoid memory
leaks in borderline cases. (#172612, Morten Welinder)
2005-04-04 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gconvert.c: Clarify docs in some places. (#172404,
Morten Welinder)
2005-04-03 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gutils.h: Undef G_CAN_INLINE if G_IMPLEMENT_INLINES is
defined. This was the pre-2.6 behaviour, and without it,
G_IMPLEMENT_INLINES cannot be used in multiple .c files
at all. (#165852, Dave Benson)
2005-04-01 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gmain.c (g_child_watch_source_new): Add a note regarding
(g_child_watch_source_init_single): Don't use SA_RESTART,
since it causes problems on at least one platform. (#168352)
2005-03-30 Steve Murphy <>
* Added "rw" to ALL_LINGUAS.
2005-03-30 Sven Neumann <>
* glib/gfileutils.c (get_contents_stdio): handle the unlikely case
that no bytes are read from the file and allocate an empty string.
2005-03-30 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/giowin32.c (g_io_win32_fd_get_flags_internal): Always claim
file descriptors open to devices are readable, since we can't
know. fstat() doesn't give any useful information. (#145326)
2005-03-29 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gmain.c (g_poll): [Win32] If the event fired, assign
f->revents=f->events. We can't know whether the upper layer using
the event actually is readable, writeable or what, so say that all
the conditions hold. Remove the ResetEvent() call that has been
ifdeffed out anyway for a long time. Remove an "#ifdef 1" and
#endif pair of lines, that code is not optional.
(g_get_current_time): [Win32] Use GetSystemTimeAsFileTime()
instead of time() and GetTickCount(). Much simpler.
2005-03-28 Matthias Clasen <>
* tests/date-test.c:
* tests/testgdate.c: Add tests for
* glib/gdate.c (g_date_get_iso8601_week_of_year):
Fix the calculation. (#169858, Jon-Kare Hellan)
2005-03-27 Tor Lillqvist <>
* Apparently AC_LIBTOOL_WIN32_DLL isn't deprecated
after all, and in fact necessary with HEAD libtool.
2005-03-23 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gutils.c (g_getenv): [Win32] Fix corner case bug when
environment variable value is exactly one character.
2005-03-21 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/glib.symbols: Add g_try_malloc0
* glib/gmem.h: Add g_try_new, g_try_new0, g_try_renew and
g_try_malloc0. (#169611, Stefan Kost)
* glib/gmem.c: Implement g_try_malloc0.
2005-03-20 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gspawn-win32.c (do_spawn_with_pipes): Close the process
handle if the caller doesn't want it also in the case without a
helper process.
(g_spawn_sync): Don't ask for a child pid which we don't need.
* glib/gtimer.c: On Win32, use GetSystemTimeAsFileTime() instead
of GetTickCount(). (#159507)
* glib/gmessages.c (g_log_default_handler)
* glib/gutils.c (g_get_prgname): Move the Win32 code that asks the
program name from the system to g_get_prgname(). Do output the pid
also on Win32 (useful in case there are several instances of the
same program running).
* tests/testglib.c (main): Print more detailled output from the
timer tests. Don't print home directory twice. Test
* tests/spawn-test.c (run_tests): On Win32, run netstat instead of
ipconfig. On Windows XP collecting output from ipconfig doesn't
seem to work for some reason.
2005-03-18 Hans Breuer <>
* glib/ : handle galiasdef.c (although completely
useless for msvc build)
* glib/gbacktrace.c glib/gmessage.c : need at least _WIN_VER 0x0401
for IsDebuggerPresent()
2005-03-17 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gkeyfile.c: Update the documentation, reflecting the
fact that the special case for !group_name --> start_group
got removed. (#170566, Tim-Philipp Müller)
2005-03-15 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/goption.c (g_option_context_set_main_group): Warn
if there already is a main group. (#170445, Jeff Franks)
Sun Mar 13 22:01:17 2005 Manish Singh <>
* tests/array-test.c: delete a bunch of dead code.
Sun Mar 13 21:28:47 2005 Manish Singh <>
* glib/gdataset.c: remove spurious IA prefix from g_quark_try_string.
2005-03-13 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gatomic.c:
* glib/gcache.c: Small fixes to the previous commit.
2005-03-13 Matthias Clasen <>
Make PLT-reduction work with gcc4, and don't include
everything in galias.h:
* glib/glib.symbols: Group symbols by header and source file.
* glib/ Protect definitions by the same
preprocessor symbols used to guard the headers. Move
the alias declarations to a separate file which is
produced when calling -def
* glib/ (galiasdef.c): Add a rule to generate this
* glib/*.c: Include galias.h after the other GLib headers,
include galiasdef.c at the bottom.
* glib/glib.symbols: Add g_listenv and g_file_replace.
Fri Mar 11 23:51:12 2005 Soeren Sandmann <>
* glib/gfileutils.c (write_to_temp_file): Don't try and generate
a dotfile from the name -- it doesn't work with absolute
paths. Also make documentation indicate that symlinks will be
overwritten. Both pointed out by Alexis S. L. Carvalho.
2005-03-11 Matthias Clasen <>
* m4macros/glib-gettext.m4: Avoid stupid compiler complaints
about precision loss.
2005-03-10 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gdate.c: Remove a lot of pointless g_return_if_fail()
checks. (#169859, Morten Welinder)
2005-03-10 Sven Neumann <>
* tests/file-test.c: include <gstdio.h>.
2005-03-10 Sven Neumann <>
* glib/gfileutils.c (get_contents_stdio): delay memory allocation
until after the first read. Saves a bunch of reallocs. Also
increased the buffer size to 4096 bytes. (bug #165954)
* tests/file-test.c (test_get_contents): added a (very basic) test
for g_file_get_contents().
Wed Mar 9 19:06:45 2005 Manish Singh <>
* glib/glib.symbols: Add g_file_replace.
2005-03-09 Matthias Clasen <>
* Bump version
2005-03-09 Sven Neumann <>
* glib/gfileutils.c (g_file_replace): avoid unnecessary filename
2005-03-09 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gutils.c (g_get_user_data_dir, g_get_user_config_dir,
g_get_user_cache_dir, g_get_system_data_dirs,
g_get_system_config_dirs): [Win32] Don't leak return value from
get_special_folder(). (#169348, Daniel Atallah) Guard against
g_home_dir being NULL, use g_tmp_dir/g_user_name in that case.
Tue Mar 8 15:46:54 2005 Søren Sandmann <>
* glib/gfileutils.c (g_file_replace): New API. A function to
atomically create a file.
2005-03-08 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/glib.symbols: Add the new attributes here too.
* glib/gmacros.h: Define G_GNUC_NULL_TERMINATED.
(#164706, Marc Meissner)
* glib/gstrfuncs.h:
* glib/gfileutils.h: Use G_GNUC_NULL_TERMINATED where
* glib/goption.c (parse_int): Fix an error message.
(#168751, Hazael Maldonado Torres)
2005-03-07 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gdebug.h: Small cleanup (use G_BEGIN/END_DECLS).
(#168474, Fabricio Barros Cabral)
2005-03-07 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gutils.c (g_find_program_in_path): Mark the last
paragraph of the docs as Windows-specific. (#169433)
2005-03-06 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gmarkup.c: Add G_GNUC_PRINTF attribute
to set_error.
(g_markup_parse_context_end_parse): Fix an
error message, noticed by Tim Janik.
2005-02-24 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/ (BUILT_EXTRA_DIST): Don't distribute
glib.def. (#167496, J. Ali Harlow)
* glib/gfileutils.c (get_contents_win32): Use g_fopen(). (#168341,
Daniel Atallah)
2005-02-23 Matthias Clasen <>
* Don't forget to set G_THREAD_LIBS_FOR_GTHREAD
on non-linux platforms. (#168177, Michael Banck)
* tests/keyfile-test.c (test_locale_string): Set LANGUAGE
instead of LC_ALL to shield against LANGUAGE being set in
the environment. (#168311, Suren A. Chilingaryan)
Tue Feb 22 22:03:38 2005 Manish Singh <>
* glib/gstdio.h: On G_OS_UNIX, simple #define g_open and co. as
aliases for their respective C library functions, instead of
using the function wrappers. This avoids library users having to
care about matching large file support with whatever glib has been
built with. Fixes bug #167942.
* glib/gstdio.c
* glib/
* glib/glib.symbols
* glib/ Logic to make the gstdio wrappers still
available for compatibility, but not used in new code.
Tue Feb 22 18:33:07 2005 Manish Singh <>
* glib/gtimer.c (g_usleep): Simplify the loop for the fix below.
2005-02-20 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gqueue.c (g_queue_new): Use a memchunk for
sizeof(GQueue)-sized chunks. (#167984, Fabrício Barros Cabral)
* glib/gtimer.c (g_usleep): Fix usage of
nanosleep(). (#163039, Bastien Nocera)
2005-02-16 Adi Attar <>
* Added "xh" to ALL_LINGUAS.
2005-02-11 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/giowin32.c: Include winsock2.h before windows.h, to avoid
compilation errors with MSVC. (#167105)
2005-02-10 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/goption.c (print_help): Take main group options into
account when calculating column size. (#166921)
(g_option_context_parse): Accept -? as documented. (#166977)
2005-02-09 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gkeyfile.c (find_file_in_data_dirs): Don't leak path
here. (#166801, Kjartan Maraas)
2005-02-08 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gkeyfile.c (g_key_file_parse_value_as_string): Don't
write out of bounds.
* glib/goption.c (g_option_context_parse): Fix a
one-too-short memory allocation. (#166609, Nicolas Laurent)
* tests/ (TESTS_ENVIRONMENT): Add tests with
* tests/option-test.c: Add a test for unkown short options.
2005-02-07 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/glib.symbols:
* glib/gutils.h:
* glib/gutils.c (g_listenv): New function to list all
environment variables. (#166327, Hans Petter Jansson)
2005-02-07 Tor Lillqvist <>
* Add gmodule-no-export-2.0.pc.
Sun Feb 6 21:59:09 2005 Manish Singh <>
* glib/ feed the contents of config.h and glibconfig.h
into the preprocessor, since glib.symbols could need #defines
from them.
Sun Feb 6 12:09:55 2005 Manish Singh <>
* glib/gatomic.c: Don't use matching constraints for asm mem
parameters. This makes the code match with current glibc, and
quiets some warnings with gcc 3.4.
2005-02-05 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/giowin32.c: I think we can include <winsock2.h> and link
with -lws2_32. Only Windows 95 originally didn't have Winsock 2,
and it's available as an update for it. Not that we use any actual
Winsock 2 -only features, but still, simpler to link directly with
ws2_32.dll instead of going through wsock32.dll.
* glib/gfileutils.c (g_file_get_contents): In the Win32 ABI
stability version, call g_file_get_contents_utf8(), not
itself. (#166386, Bill Skaggs)
2005-02-04 Matthias Clasen <>
* Remove the --enable-ansi option (#160469)
* Define a HAVE_GNUC_VISIBILITY automake
* glib/ (TESTS): Only check the abi if
the compiler supports visibility, otherwise we
know there will be (harmless) extra symbols.
(#166181, Ed Avis)
2005-02-02 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gwin32.h: Remove unnecessary MSVC-only typedef for
pid_t. (#165910) GLib does not pretend to be a POSIX emulation
* glib/gstdio.c: In the Win32 part of all functions, handle
invalid UTF-8 more robustly. Don't pass the resulting NULL
wide-char or codepage strings on to C library functions, but bail
out early. (#166084)
* glib/gfileutils.c: Don't use potentially incorrect errno in
several places. (#165951)
(g_mkstemp): Set errno appropriately.
2005-02-02 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gutils.c: Move doc comments inline.
* glib/ghash.h: Adjust some argument names.
* Give meaningful names to g_memmove()
2005-02-01 Matthias Clasen <>
* tests/keyfile-test.c (test_key_remove): Add test case for
key removal.
* glib/gkeyfile.c (g_key_file_remove_key): Actually remove
the key from the list of pairs. (#165980, David Hoover)
* glib/gkeyfile.c: Doc clarifications. (#165907, Vincent Untz)
* tests/keyfile-test.c (test_group_remove): Add test case for
group removal.
* glib/gkeyfile.c (g_key_file_remove_group): Don't segfault
if the group doesn't exist. (#165887, Mathias Hasselmann)
2005-01-30 Matthias Clasen <>
* tests/keyfile-test.c: Some more unit tests.
2005-01-28 Christian Rose <>
* Added "tl" to ALL_LINGUAS.
2005-01-24 Matthias Clasen <>
* tests/ Let $srcdir default to .
* tests/markups/fail-40.gmarkup: Add a test with a long entity
* glib/gmarkup.c (unescape_text_state_inside_entity_name): Don't
copy the entity name into a short buffer of fixed length. Instead,
compare it in place with strncmp(), and do a full strdup() in the
error path. (#165100, Simon Budig)
2005-01-22 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gdate.c (g_date_set_time): Don't g_assert that localtime()
returns non-NULL. It does return NULL at least on Win32 if you
pass it a negative time_t, which although wrong, shouldn't cause
an application to abort. Instead return 2000-01-01 as a default
date. Print a warning unless G_DISABLE_CHECKS. (#164622)
2005-01-20 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gkeyfile.c (g_key_file_parse_value_as_integer): Don't
interpret leading zeros as octal. The specification requires
%f parsing, and %f doesn't allow octal.
* tests/keyfile-test.c: Add some more tests.
* glib/gkeyfile.c (g_key_file_get_keys): Return keys in
the order found in the file, rather than the opposite.
(g_key_file_parse_value_as_string): Fix error reporting.
2005-01-19 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gkeyfile.c (g_key_file_parse_data): Accept \r\n as
line end. (#163030, Bastian Nocera)
(g_key_file_load_from_data): Make -1 work as a size.
* tests/keyfile-test.c: Some unit tests for the keyfile
* tests/ (test_programs): Add keyfile-test.
2005-01-19 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gbacktrace.c (g_on_error_stack_trace): On Win32 call
G_BREAKPOINT() if being debugged.
* glib/gmessages.c (g_logv): For fatal messages on Win32, use
G_BREAKPOINT() also without G_ENABLE_DEBUG, but only if being
debugged. Suggestion by Ulf Lamping.
2005-01-18 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gqsort.c: Don't include alloca.h. It is not needed,
and does not exist on win32. (#164468, Kazuki IWAMOTO)
* glib/gkeyfile.c (g_key_file_get_boolean_list): Fix a
sparse warning. (#164467, Kjartan Maraas)
2005-01-17 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gconvert.c (g_get_filename_charsets): Don't crash
if G_FILENAME_ENCODING is empty. (#164330, Pawel Sakowski)
2005-01-15 Tor Lillqvist <>
* sh portability fix. Use "test" and not [.
(#163144, Robert Ögren)
2005-01-13 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gqsort.c: Sync to glibc. (#133994, Morten Welinder,
patch by Kjartan Maraas)
2005-01-11 Owen Taylor <>
* Add gmodule-export-2.0.pc to AC_CONFIG_FILES.
* glib/ gobject/ gthread/
Use grep | head -n 1 instead of grep -m 1 which doesn't work
with slightly older versions of GNU grep in
install-libtool-import-lib rule.
2005-01-11 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gdir.c (g_dir_open): Typo fix.
2005-01-10 Owen Taylor <>
* (EXTRA_DIST): Add missing ChangeLog.pre*
2005-01-09 Hans Breuer <>
* glib/gfileutils.c : make it compile with mvc6 default sdk,
2005-01-09 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gwin32.c: Include also wchar.h for wcslen on
(g_win32_error_message): Fix cast. (#163133, Roger Leigh)
* glib/gfileutils.c: Include <io.h> on Windows for
prototypes. (#163390, Kazuki Iwamoto)
2005-01-07 Matthias Clasen <>
* NEWS: Typo fixes.
* Bump version
* === Released 2.6.1 ===
2005-01-07 Matthias Clasen <>
* Generate and distribute gmodule-export-2.0.pc,
which is currently just a copy of gmodule-2.0.pc, but makes
it explicit that it adds --export-dynamic.
* Copy of
2005-01-06 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/
* gobject/ glib.def and gobject.def are generated, not
in $(srcdir). (#163143, J. Ali Harlow)
* glib/
* gobject/ Win32 cross-compilation fixes. (#163144,
J. Ali Harlow)
2005-01-05 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gutils.h: Simplify the inlining magic to make it
work at Oh zero. (#162990, Kalpesh Shah)
2005-01-04 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/guniprop.c (get_locale_type): Use g_win32_getlocale()
instead of setlocale() on Windows. setlocale() returns strings
like "Turkish_Turkey".
2005-01-04 Matthias Clasen <>
Fix the inlining magic. (#157536, Jens Hatlak, and
#149907, Morten Welinder)
* Define G_CAN_INLINE in glibconfig.h
* glib/gutils.h: Streamline the inlining magic a bit,
don't use extern when implementing the non-inlined
2005-01-03 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gutils.c (g_find_program_in_path): Don't return
directories. (#160738, Tommi Komulainen)
* glib/gfileutils.c (g_file_get_contents): Clarify the
documentation. (#162251, Mariano Suárez-Alvarez)
2005-01-02 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gutils.c (g_setenv, g_unsetenv): Clarify the
docs. (#162747, Crispin Flowerday)
2005-01-01 J. Ali Harlow <>
* Don't use AC_TRY_RUN to test for long long format
when using the MSVCRT.DLL runtime since we know the answer anyway
and it causes some mild inconvience when cross compiling.
* README.win32: Add a reference to the cross compiling section
of the reference manual.
* docs/reference/glib/cross.sgml: MinGW uses MSVCRT.DLL which
requires %I64i instead of %lli. (#161306)
2005-01-01 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gutils.c: Make the g_getenv() ABI backward compatibility
wrapper more robust.
2005-01-01 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/glib.symbols
* glib/gutils.h
* glib/gutils.c: Make also g_getenv(), g_setenv(), g_unsetenv()
and g_find_program_in_path() take and return UTF-8 strings on
Win32. Implement DLL ABI backward compatility for them, too. Move
all the DLL ABI stability wrappers to the end of the file. Use
wide character API when available in inner_find_program_in_path().
* glib/gfileutils.c: With the UTF-8ness of g_getenv() above, just
use g_getenv() to get PATHEXT. (Yeah, it's probably overdoing it
to consider somebody actually having anything else than ASCII
in PATHEXT, but...)
2004-12-31 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gfileutils.c (g_file_test): Rewrite the Win32 version to
use GetFileAttributes() instead of stat(). stat() is unreliable
for corner cases like '\\server\share' or '.\'. Part of fixing
#161797. When testing for executability, in addition to the fixed
set of executable file name extensions also check the PATHEXT
environment variable.
2004-12-30 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gutils.c (g_get_current_dir): In the Win32 version, use
GetCurrentDirectory() directly for simpler buffer length
management. I don't trust getcwd() getting it right all the time.
2004-12-30 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/gfileutils.c (g_file_test): Typo fix.
2004-12-30 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gutils.c (g_path_skip_root): Require UNC paths to start
with exactly two slashes.
(g_get_current_dir): Use wide character API when available.
(g_path_get_dirname): Handle UNC paths better. Part of fix for
2004-12-27 Matthias Clasen <>
* Add an OS_LINUX conditional.
* glib/ (TESTS): Only check the ABI on
linux, since the shell script is not portable, and libtool
deficiencies may distort the ABI on other platforms. (#161741)
2004-12-21 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/goption.c (print_entry): Don't show
the special G_OPTION_REMAINING entry. (#161934,
Matthew F. Barnes)
2004-12-20 Tor Lillqvist <>
* glib/gconvert.c (g_locale_to_utf8, g_filename_to_uri): Improve
2004-12-20 Matthias Clasen <>
* tests/option-test.c: Add some tests for '--'
* glib/goption.c (g_option_context_parse): Don't
strip '--' if it would be needed by a second option
parser. (#161701)
* glib/gunicollate.c (g_utf8_collate): Make docs
more accurate. (#161683, Marcin Krzyzanowski)
2004-12-19 Matthias Clasen <>
* glib/goption.c (g_option_context_parse): Call
post-parse hooks also if argv is NULL. (#161668,
Marcin Krzyzanowski)
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