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GLib is a library containing many useful C routines for things such as trees, hashes, and lists. GLib was previously distributed with the GTK toolkit, but has been split off as of the developers' version 1.1.0.


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Download version 2.12.11 (stable)
released on 9 March 2007


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Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite gettext (for message catalog handling)
Required to build pkg-config
Required to build make
Weak prerequisite libiconv

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 10 March 2008.


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