[gst-devel] Bumping the GLib requirement to GLib-2.12?

Thomas Vander Stichele thomas at apestaart.org
Mon Dec 17 17:05:24 CET 2007

On Fri, 2007-12-14 at 11:04 +0000, Tim Müller wrote:
> Hi,
> currently GStreamer requires only GLib 2.8, which was released in
> mid-2005.
> I think it would be nice if we could bump our GLib requirement to
> something slightly more current so we can make use of all the new APIs
> that were added in the last two years.
> My suggestion is to bump the requirement to GLib 2.12, which was
> released in mid-2006.
> This requirement would be met by ubuntu edgy/feisty/gutsy, debian
> stable/testing/sid and Fedora Core 6 upwards, and seems to me like a
> good compromise between bleeding edge and completely outdated.

We're still tied heavily to fc5, so I would appreciate still working
against that.  

We could roll in a newer glib package in the next testing cycle we have
though, which would be within the next 2-3 months.

Right now I'm still building packages on the website for fc4 and fc5 btw



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