Commit 8d221c6c authored by Matthias Clasen's avatar Matthias Clasen

Some doc additions

svn path=/trunk/; revision=21129
parent 0d52beb5
2008-08-15 Matthias Clasen <mclasen@redhat.com>
Bug 547655 – gio_can_sniff configure test can fail if not installed
with prefix {/usr,/usr/local} and XDG_DATA_DIRS env not set
* README.in: Add a note about shared-mime-info and XDG_DATA_DIRS.
2008-08-15 Christian Dywan <christian@imendio.com>
Bug 547846 – gtktestutils functions lack Since: tags
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......@@ -48,6 +48,11 @@ Release notes for 2.14
to GTK_SENSITIVITY_ON, so that the button is always sensitive or
GTK_SENSITIVITY_OFF to make it insensitive respectively.
* gdk-pixbuf will use GIO for mime type detection if possible. For
this to work, shared-mime-info needs to be installed and XDG_DATA_DIRS
set accordingly at configure time. Otherwise, gdk-pixbuf falls
back to its built-in sniffing implementation.
Release notes for 2.12
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2008-08-15 Matthias Clasen <mclasen@redhat.com>
* gtk/building.sgml: Add a note about shared-mime-info and
XDG_DATA_DIRS.
2008-08-13 Matthias Clasen <mclasen@redhat.com>
* gtk/gtk-sections.txt: Remove useless getters
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......@@ -255,6 +255,17 @@ How to compile GTK+ itself
drawing.
</para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
<para>
The <ulink url="http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/shared-mime-info">shared-mime-info</ulink>
package is not a hard dependency of GTK+, but it contains definitions
for mime types that are used by GIO and, indirectly, by GTK+.
gdk-pixbuf will use GIO for mime type detection if possible. For this
to work, shared-mime-info needs to be installed and
<envvar>XDG_DATA_DIRS</envvar> set accordingly at configure time.
Otherwise, gdk-pixbuf falls back to its built-in mime type detection.
</para>
</listitem>
</itemizedlist>
</refsect1>
<refsect1 id="building">
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