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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: glib2-2.4.6-2

I have updated GLib, the low-level core library that forms the basis for
projects such as GTK+ and GNOME to version 2.4.8.

The GLib library provides data structure handling for C, portability
wrappers, and interfaces for such runtime functionality as an event
loop, threads, dynamic loading, and an object system.  Canonical

This is a bug fix release and is source and binary compatible
with 2.4.0.

Overview of Changes from GLib 2.4.7 to GLib 2.4.8
* Reduce signal connection complexity from O(n) to O(1)
   [Sven Neumann]
* GChildWatch
   - Use sigaction instead of signal [Jonas Jonnson,
     Archana Shah]
   - Make the very first SIGCHLD work [Gustavo Carneiro]
* Win32 bug fixes [Tor Lillqvist, Bruce Hochstetler]
* Other bug fixes [Andrea Campi, Dave MacLachlan]

A list of all bugs fixed in this release can be found at,156446,136867,154827,157528,155178,153727


Overview of Changes from GLib 2.4.6 to GLib 2.4.7
* Win32 bug fixes
  - Fix Unicode collation [Tor Lillqvist]
  - Fix a thread leak [Peter Zelezny]
  - Fix build with newer mingw headers [Tor]
  - Convert messages to UTF-8 [Kazuki Iwamoto]
  - Don't open console windows [Tor]
* Other bug fixes [Manish Singh, Matthias Clasen, Morten Welinder,
   Tim Janik, Tor]
* Documentation improvements [Morten, Stephan Kasal, Philippe Blain,
   Nickolay V. Shmyrev, Gustavo Carneiro, Kjartan Maraas, Stefan Kost]
* New and updated translations (bs,da,es,gl,ne,nn,or,ro,sq,tr)

A list of all bugs fixed in this release can be found at,141124,147392,150960,152618,141102,151175,154078,151109,153041,154299,154828,154676,153424

To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
system.  Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick up
'glib2' from the 'Libs' category, if you install it for the first
time, click on the 'skip' field next to 'glib2' until '2.4.8-1' is

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