inkscape fails to build with glib 2.31

Bug #898538 reported by DimStar on 2011-12-01
This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Alex Valavanis
Nominated for 0.48.x by Alex Valavanis
inkscape (Debian)
Fix Released
inkscape (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Glib 2.31 got stricter about the header inclusion.
With a few exceptions, only glib.h can be included now.

See the attached patch

Related branches

su_v (suv-lp) on 2011-12-01
tags: added: build
Changed in inkscape:
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Critical
assignee: nobody → Alex Valavanis (valavanisalex)
Alex Valavanis (valavanisalex) wrote :

Fix committed in trunk r10762. Many thanks for the patch.

Changed in inkscape:
milestone: none → 0.49
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Alex Valavanis (valavanisalex) wrote :

Fix backported to 0.48.x branch r9840

Changed in inkscape:
milestone: 0.49 → 0.48.3
Alex Valavanis (valavanisalex) wrote :

The bug has now hit inkscape_0.48.2-0ubuntu4 in Ubuntu Precise[1]. I guess if we're planning to release inkscape 0.48.3 in the next few days, there's not much point doing a downstream patch?


Changed in inkscape (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → High

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tags: added: patch
tags: added: patch-accepted-upstream
removed: patch
Krzysztof Kosinski (tweenk) wrote :

Backported to stable branch in 9869.

Ted Gould (ted) on 2012-02-15
Changed in inkscape:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package inkscape - 0.48.3-0ubuntu1

inkscape (0.48.3-0ubuntu1) precise; urgency=low

  * New upstream release (LP: #933188). Fixes several Ubuntu bugs:
    - inkscape fails to build with glib 2.31 (LP: #898538)
    - ctrl c ctrl v of text in edit mode crashes inkscape (LP: #496793)
    - Completely replace lcms1 by lcms2 in Ubuntu (LP: #885324)
    - parameters ending with '\' causes python to bomb (LP: #168417)
    - Extensions with <check> tags fail to load (LP: #668895)
    - ESC doesn't cancel move when using the Node Tool (LP: #788560)
    - unable to edit attributes in Inkscape XML Editor (LP: #884368)
    - Some layers should be visible by default in Layers dialog (LP: #902054)
    - Path Effect List is hidden (LP: #909958)
    - Input Devices > Hardware > Tree of devices is hidden (LP: #910467)
    - Glyphs Font styles are hidden (LP: #911079)
    - Error messages from Extensions hidden (LP: #911079)
    - Messages dialog doesn't work (LP: #911123)
  * Drop 02-add-shebangs-and-fix-permissions.dpatch: Applied upstream.
  * Drop build-dependency on specific libwpd/libwpg version.
 -- Alex Valavanis <email address hidden> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 14:33:40 +0000

Changed in inkscape (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
Changed in inkscape (Debian):
status: Unknown → Fix Released
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