Date: Tue, 12 Jan 1999 22:04:42 -0600 From: Miguel de Icaza <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Subject: GNOME 0.99.3 "Profiling Bonobo" is out GNOME 0.99.3 "Profiling Bonobo" has been released Hello guys, The GNOME 0.99.3 distribution (the Profiling Bonobo release) has been released and it is available for download. * Location You can get the GNOME 0.99.3 distribution from: ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources The following packages have been released: gnome-libs-0.99.3.tar.gz gnome-core-0.99.3.tar.gz mc-4.5.7.tar.gz Mirrors should pick it up soon. You need at least version 1.1.12 of GTK+ and glib for Profiling Bonobo, you can fetch these from: ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/v1.1/glib-1.1.12.tar.gz ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/v1.1/gtk-1.1.12.tar.gz The new version has support for the new Dynamic Imlib (Imlib 1.9), you can fetch this version of Imlib from: ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/imlib-1.9.tar.gz * CVS information The GNOME 0.99.3 released modules have been tagged on CVS with the GNOME_0_99_3 tag. * What is new in this version: - Many bug fixes reported with version 0.99.2 - Removed dead or unused code. - Many portability fixes have been installed, should compile out of the box on IRIX, Solaris and HP-UX now. - Nat Friedman and George Lebl spent a couple of days standarizing the menus of the GNOME applications. In the libraries: - Speed ups, API exportation to speed up file manager bootstrap on NFS $HOMEs. - Gnome Name Server uses one meg less of memory. - Various memory leak fixes, various memory saving fixes. - More API entry points documented. - Updated the GNOME suggestions document for writing consistent GNOME applications (Nat and George did a great work). - Reduced memory saving by not loading music samples (only applies if you compile GNOME with sound support). - Updated the session management code (gnome_client_get_flags) In gnome-core: - Dead applets: Old battery monitor; bussign. - GNOME terminal allows for setting the title from the command line. Saves the session in character instead of pixels. - Panel: Many bug fixes, many memory leaks fixes. In the file manager: - Improved startup time: - Metadata locking is now donw in a block of operations (this needs the new gnome-libs 0.99.3). - Tree cache. The contents of the tree are now cached. Miguel. -- FAQ: Frequently-Asked Questions at http://www.gnome.org/gnomefaq To unsubscribe: mail firstname.lastname@example.org with "unsubscribe" as the Subject.