ANNOUNCE: garcon 4.19.0 released

Gaël Bonithon gael at
Tue Apr 18 13:16:31 CEST 2023

garcon 4.19.0 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 4.19.0
[Please note that this is a development release.]

- build: Fix untranslated `.directory` files
- Revert "build: Fix untranslated `.directory` files"
- build: Fix untranslated `.directory` files
- Update `.gitignore`
- build: Use m4_defined min versions and cleanup
- build: Use XDT_VERSION_INIT and get rid of
- build: Switch from intltool to gettext
- garcon-gtk: Add missing lock when filling the GtkMenu
- Wait for any async operation to finish before releasing locks
- Use GIcons for menu icons instead of loading surfaces
- Revert "garcon-gtk: Fix menu icon blurriness when UI scale factor !=
- Revert "Load icons using icon theme scaling functions correctly"
- garcon-gtk: Properly update GtkMenu is_populated state
- Load icons using icon theme scaling functions correctly
- Translation Updates:
  Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Armenian (Armenia), Asturian,
  Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (China),
  Chinese (Hong Kong), Chinese (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish,
  Dutch, Eastern Armenian, English (Australia), English (United
  Kingdom), Esperanto, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, Georgian,
  German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian,
  Interlingue, Italian, Japanese, Kabyle, Kazakh, Korean, Latvian,
  Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Occitan
  (post 1500), Panjabi (Punjabi), Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese
  (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian,
  Spanish, Swedish, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uyghur, Uzbek,
  Uzbek (Latin), Welsh

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