ANNOUNCE: mousepad 0.5.7 released

Gaƫl Bonithon gael at
Thu Sep 23 15:16:51 CEST 2021

mousepad 0.5.7 is now available for download from

What is mousepad?

A simple text editor for Xfce.


Release notes for 0.5.7
- Bug Fixes:
  - Update Appdata file and use the same description everywhere
  - Prevent warning when saving a deleted file via a symlink (#135)
  - Conform to standard for file naming
  - Properly disconnect signal handlers
  - Be sure not to disable highlighting when disabling regex search
  - Check for realpath()
  - Check for `errno.h` required by CI
  - Fix a nasty memory leak
  - Fix "Save As" procedure when it recurses
  - Allow drag and drop on selections in the textview
  - Code cleanup: Remove a useless dnd signal forwarding
  - Code cleanup: Simplify `mousepad_file_save()`
  - Fix a small memory leak
  - Improve trash can management
  - Update read-only status on file location change/validation
  - Monitor also the target of broken links
  - Fix monitoring of files opened through a symlink
  - Allow drag and drop of broken links
  - Follow symlinks if necessary when checking if a file exists
  - Replace `g_realloc()` with `g_renew()`
  - Replace `g_malloc*()` with `g_new*()` (!113)
  - Make sure that `gtk_selection_data_get_uris()` returned non-NULL
  - Initialize `contents` and use it to guard
    `g_file_replace_contents` (!113)
  - Fix an unlikely memory leak
  - Make CSD consistent with other Xfce windows (#145)
- Translation Updates:
  Estonian, Greek, Kazakh, Polish, Serbian, Slovenian, Swedish,

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