ANNOUNCE: garcon 0.7.1 released

Simon Steinbeiss simon at
Tue Aug 18 23:12:29 CEST 2020

garcon 0.7.1 is now available for download from

What is garcon?

Garcon is an implementation of the menu specification
replacing the former Xfce menu library libxfce4menu. It is based on
GLib/GIO only and aims at covering the entire specification except for
legacy menus.


Release notes for 0.7.1
[Please note that this is a development release.]

- Drop support for Gtk2
- Drop Gtk3 ifdefs
- Switch to xfce_gtk_image_menu_item
- Add support for GObject Introspection (Fixes #4)
- Improve GObject introspection annotations (Fixes #8)
- Fix missing transfer annotation
- Field codes expansion API update
- Transfer some code to libxfce4util
- Fix default merge rules in (Bug #15504)
- Rename exo-helpers to the new xfce4-xx ones
- Do not add INSTALL in dist tarball
- Fix a memory leak
- Switch to and foreign automake mode
- README: Use table for debug arguments
- Add basic GitLab pipeline
- Translation Updates:
  Albanian, Asturian, Chinese (Hong Kong), Danish, Dutch, Eastern
  Armenian, Estonian, Greek, Hebrew, Indonesian, Interlingue, Norwegian
  Nynorsk, Polish, Portuguese, Uzbek, Uzbek (Latin)

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