[SRU] New upstream release 2.50.1

Bug #1644320 reported by Iain Lane
This bug affects 2 people
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glib2.0 (Ubuntu)
Fix Released
Fix Released
Iain Lane

Bug Description

[ Description ]

Upstream have released a new bugfix release.

[ Changes ]

From NEWS:

Overview of changes in GLib 2.50.2

* Bugs fixed:
 767882 Bit shift overflow (-Wshift-overflow) warning in gparam.h
 769135 External control for g_test_add/g_test_run
 769630 gfile: G_FILE_MONITOR_WATCH_MOVES was actually introduced in 2.46
 772054 Patch for glib/gspawn-win32-helper.c: unexpected behavior re CommandLineToArgvW()
 773303 GApplication leaks option_strings
 773344 glib-compile-resources: Fix creating depfile with other targets

* Translation updates:
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Overview of changes in GLib 2.50.1

* Update Unicode support to Unicode 9.0.0

* Bugs fixed:
 662946 gunixmounts monitoring doesn't work correctly with libmount
 771591 Update to Unicode 9.0.0
 772054 glib/gspawn-win32-helper.c: unexpected behavior re CommandLineToArgvW()
 772255 gresolver: Mark GResolver as an abstract class
 772269 Add --version options to glib-compile-resources and glib-compile-schemas
 772297 completion: Complete gsettings describe
 772511 g_log_default_handler crashes windows apps with "Unspecified fatal err...

* Translation updates:
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[ QA, testing, regression potential ]

Under the GNOME MRE, you can believe all bugs upstream says are fixed are really fixed. Just test the system and make sure there are no regressions (e.g. look at errors.ubuntu.com).

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Iain Lane (laney) wrote :

There are some tidying-up packaging changes - I think they're okay and you should just debdiff the binaries to make sure no files were dropped by mistake.

Iain Lane (laney)
Changed in glib2.0 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
Changed in glib2.0 (Ubuntu Yakkety):
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Iain Lane (laney)
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Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote : Please test proposed package

Hello Iain, or anyone else affected,

Accepted glib2.0 into yakkety-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glib2.0/2.50.2-2ubuntu1 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation on how to enable and use -proposed.Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested, and change the tag from verification-needed to verification-done. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance!

Changed in glib2.0 (Ubuntu Yakkety):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed
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Wise Melon (wise-melon-deactivatedaccount) wrote :

This update fixes the issues for me and there are currently no noticeable regressions on my Ubuntu GNOME 16.10 GNOME 3.22 64-bit system.

tags: added: verification-done
removed: verification-needed
tags: added: yakkety
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package glib2.0 - 2.50.2-2ubuntu1

glib2.0 (2.50.2-2ubuntu1) yakkety; urgency=medium

  * No-change backport of this stable release from unstable to 16.04 (LP:
  * Should fix trashing of files in symlinked directories (LP: #1638245)
  * Should fix display of trash on external drives (LP: #1633824)

glib2.0 (2.50.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium

  * debian/rules: disable libmount on !linux (Closes: #844052)
  * debian/patches/0001-Fix-trashing-on-overlayfs.patch: Update with new
    version from the upsstream report to hopefully fix trashing of files in
    directories which are symlinks to different devices. (Closes: #800047)

glib2.0 (2.50.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium

  * New upstream release.
  * Track stable releases in debian/watch.

glib2.0 (2.50.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium

  [ Jason Crain ]
  * libglib2.0-bin: includes a new 'gio' commandline tool (Closes: #840164)

  [ Andreas Henriksson ]
  * New upstream release.

glib2.0 (2.50.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium

  [ Simon McVittie ]
  * Build-depend on tzdata, which is no longer transitively Essential.
    One test needs it. (Closes: #839487)

  [ Michael Biebl ]
  * Fix Vcs-* to point to unstable.
  * Mark dependencies which are required to run the test-suite with
  * Add explicit Build-Depends on xsltproc, docbook-xml and docbook-xsl.
    Besides libxml2-utils, those are needed for building the man pages.
  * Drop Build-Depends on dbus-x11. The test-suite uses a mock version of
    dbus-launch nowadays, so this dependency is no longer needed.
    (Closes: #835884)
  * Use dh-exec to substitute ${DEB_HOST_MULTIARCH} in .install, .links and
    .dirs files.

 -- Iain Lane <email address hidden> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:44:33 +0000

Changed in glib2.0 (Ubuntu Yakkety):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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Steve Langasek (vorlon) wrote : Update Released

The verification of the Stable Release Update for glib2.0 has completed successfully and the package has now been released to -updates. Subsequently, the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates Team is being unsubscribed and will not receive messages about this bug report. In the event that you encounter a regression using the package from -updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report regression-update so we can easily find any regressions.

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