|| ||Paul Drain <pd-AT-cipherfunk.org>|
|| ||GARNOME 2.11.91|
|| ||Fri, 12 Aug 2005 19:23:40 +1000|
(the 'number four, step forward and say the line' release.)
Gradually, the 2.11.x series is gaining sanity.
This release incorporates all of the GNOME 2.11.91 (aka. Beta 2)
Desktop and Developer Platform, including glib/gtk+ 2.7.x and cairo.
This release has also had a little more polish to ensure that the build
system builds and links against things in your GARNOME directory, and not
your system one, hopefully cutting down on errors relating to
pesky '.la files' that some distributions insist on shipping in
their -devel packages.
That said -- and while this release has actually been more stringently
tested than it's snapshot counterpart -- it's still likely to do things
that are weird and unexpected ... maybe ... that's just the nature of
In particular, GCC 4.x users may want to take a look at:
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=309661 and then uncomment the
CFLAGS workaround in your gar.conf.mk file before beginning your build.
In addition, people who have been bitten by the `cairo_surface_write_to_png'
should be all sorted now, if you still find this bug -- please let the mailing list
Aside from that, READ the README's, join the mailing list, use the IRC
channel -- and most of all, report bugs -- all of which will help make
GNOME 2.12 a happier and safer place for everyone.
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