ANNOUNCE: libxfce4util 4.9.0 released

Nick Schermer nick at
Wed Mar 28 17:05:13 CEST 2012

libxfce4util 4.9.0 is now available for download from

  SHA1 checksum: 2dc5fd3348b37e2305359d0a3886076a72bdd4cb
   MD5 checksum: 3f369cc17ed3675fcdd3238cc97d2cd2

What is libxfce4util?

Libxfce4util is used to share commonly used non-GTK+ utilities among the
Xfce applications.


Release notes for 4.9.0
[Please note that this is a development release.]

Highlights in this release are some internal cleanups and removal of a
deprecated API. Due to this the library is not API and ABI compatible
with 4.8.

- Make licenses static. You can only use
- Remove unused .h files.
- Remove xfce_strip_context(), use g_strip_context().
- Remove XfceDesktopEntry.
- Don't generate enum types.
- Only link against glib.
- Set version string to 4.10.
- Remove spec file and rpm build.
- Missing fallback for AC_RUN_IF_ELSE() when
  cross-compiling (bug #8166).
- Fix XfceRc group parsing with brackets in name (bug #8150).
- Reduce XfceRc structure size from from 216 to 176 bytes.
- Use some macros and drop unneeded strlen's in XfceRc.
- Use GSList in xfce-resource.
- Bump verinfo to 6:0:0.
- Translation updates (ar, et, eu, is, ko, lt, nl, nn, pt, ru,
  sk, zh_CN, zh_TW).

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