ANNOUNCE: garcon 0.1.6 released

Nick Schermer nick at
Wed Apr 6 18:51:28 CEST 2011

garcon 0.1.6 is now available for download from

  SHA1 checksum: 11523ecd9818bbdeed1e34477343f28861db9823
   MD5 checksum: 611a78b1a7556c8986de4e0ee9a7226e

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 0.1.6
[Please note that this is a development release.]

- Add <DefaultMergeDirs/> to
- Also try the garcon install sysconfigdir for config lookups.
- Use Xdt macros for debugging and linker optimizations.
- Default menu prefix to "xfce-".
- Fix search order of xdg data directories (bug #7187).
- Fix ordering of menu items for non-english locales (bug #7414).
- Monitor non-existing data and config directories (bug #7423).
- Translation updates: Basque, Spanish (Castilian).

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