Vala Releases

Vala 0.38.0

source tarball

released on September 4, 2017

Changes

  • Highlights
    • Don't warn about deprecated symbols if installed_version is older
    • Add --gresourcesdir option [#783133]
    • Install libvala-0.xx.vapi to "global" vapi directory
    • Require and target GLib >= 2.40

    • build: Make ccode and codegen private API
    • build: Use --use-header for vala's libraries
    • compiler: Add --color=WHEN option
    • codegen: Use g_object_notify_by_pspec() to notify property-changes
    • codegen: Use *_free_full to free GLib.List, GLib.SList and GLib.Queue
    • codegen: Support renamed signals [#731547]
    • Optimize (de)serialization of arrays with type-signature "ay" [#772426]
    • Merge valadoc - Consider valadoc a part of vala's toolchain and
      • therefore let it live in the main repository (adds graphviz to the build-requirements)
    • Add .editorconfig file [#786620]
  • Various bug fixes:
    • Fix finally blocks with async yields [#741929]
    • Handle non-null in coalescing expression [#611223]
    • Make the task_complete flag for < 2.44 more similar to >= 2.44 [#783543]

    • Nullable ValueType requires POINTER as marshaller signature [#783897]

    • NoAccessorMethod attribute is allowed for gobject-properties only

    • girparser: Fix parsing of delegate-alias without target
    • compiler: Use API_VERSION instead of stripping PACKAGE_SUFFIX
    • girwriter: Write length-parameters of arrays with rank > 1 [#758019]

    • gdbus: Don't leak nested HashTable on deserialization [#782719]

    • codewriter: Update timestamps of generated c-files if needed [#683286]
    • tests: Use dbus-run-session instead of dbus-launch [#771455]
    • codegenerator: Add source_reference parameter to CodeGenerator.store_*()

    • Don't allow assigning delegate if no target/closure is available [#598869]
    • gee: Add some useful symbols from gee-0.8
    • vapigen: Mark given source-files as such and force girparser to handle them
    • Improve error output for incompatible method signatures
    • codegen:
      • Include glib-object.h for Enums/Structs with type_id
      • Actually write declaration for GNodeTraverseFunc wrapper [#786845]
      • Don't transfer ownership of variable if target-type is unknown [#736774]
      • Adjust format-index for printf/scanf-methods which throw errors [#781061]
      • Use given dup_function for structs
      • Initialize temp-variable for fixed-size arrays to zero first [#787152]
      • Add support for "type-func" in ui-files [#787033]
  • GIR parser:
    • Better support of "cprefix" argument in metadata
    • Support "cname" argument in metadata
  • Bindings:
    • gio-2.0: Add DBusConnection 'closed' signal as 'on_closed' [#684358]
    • gio-2.0: Use default 'length = null' for DataInputStream.read_line_utf8*

      • [#783351]
    • poppler-glib: Update to 0.56.0
    • libgvc: Add WITH_CGRAPH conditionals
    • gio-2.0: Application.set_default() is not an instance method
    • glib-2.0: Update Unicode symbols
    • gobject-2.0: Add required type_id attributes to all ParamSpec subclasses

    • libgdata: Make Authorizer.reauth_* methods virtual [#779229]
    • gtk+-3.0: Update to 3.22.19
    • gtk+-4.0: Update to 3.91.2
    • gtk+-4.0: Make Gsk.Texturer.for_*() static factory methods
    • webkit2gtk-4.0: Update to 2.17.91
    • libxml-2.0: Update Xml.ParserOption [#785585]

    • libxml-2.0: Bind xmlLastElementChild and xmlPreviousElementSibling
    • pangocairo: CairoFontMap.set_default() is not an instance method

Vala 0.36.4

source tarball

released on June 26, 2017

Changes

  • Highlights
    • Don't warn about deprecated symbols if installed_version is older
    • Add --gresourcesdir option [#783133]
  • Various bug fixes:
    • gdbus: Don't leak nested HashTable on deserialization [#782719]

    • Fix finally blocks with async yields [#741929]
    • Handle non-null in coalescing expression [#611223]
    • Make the task_complete flag for < 2.44 more similar to >= 2.44 [#783543]

    • Nullable ValueType requires POINTER as marshaller signature [#783897]

    • NoAccessorMethod attribute is allowed for gobject-properties only

    • girparser: Fix parsing of delegate-alias without target
    • compiler: Use API_VERSION instead of stripping PACKAGE_SUFFIX
    • girwriter: Write length-parameters of arrays with rank > 1 [#758019]

  • Bindings:
    • gio-2.0: Use default 'length = null' for DataInputStream.read_line_utf8* [#783351]

    • gobject-2.0: Add GLib.ParamSpecPointer

    • poppler-glib: Update to 0.54.0
    • gstreamer-1.0: Various binding fixes

Vala 0.36.3

source tarball

released on May 2, 2017

Changes

  • Various bug fixes:
    • scanner: Fix calculation of column value for tokens after multiline comment [#652899]
    • codegen: Unref GLib.AsyncResult on uncaught errors in coroutines [#641171]

    • Keep initializing result-variable for struct constructors [#782056]

Vala 0.36.2

source tarball

released on April 25, 2017

Changes

  • Various bug fixes:
    • Enums require at least one value otherwise report an error
  • Bindings:
    • gstreamer-1.0: Update to 1.11.90+
    • gio-2.0: Fix GLib.Task constructor and report_error/report_new_error()
    • glib-2.0: Add quark() functions to errordomains and missing version macro and constants

Vala 0.36.1

source tarball

released on April 3, 2017

Changes

  • Various bug fixes:
    • Always consider a method compatible with itself [#773135]
    • Perform arguments-check against actual .end() method-signature [#684208]
    • Slightly improve lamdba-expression error on target-type mismatch
    • Fix delegate initializer for instance fields [#683925]
    • Don't leak target-reference when casting/assigning owned delegates [#780426]
  • GIR parser and writer:
    • girparser: Add destroy argument for metadata [#750838]
    • vapigen: Add --nostdpkg option like in valac
  • Bindings:
    • gstreamer-1.0: Fix Pad.set_*_function() bindings [#750838]
    • glib-2.0: Add missing version macro and constants, unichar.to_string doesn't return null
    • gtk+-2.0,gtk+-3.0: Mark "intersection" param of Widget.intersect() as out
    • gtk+-4.0: Update to 3.90.0

Vala 0.36.0

source tarball

released on March 18, 2017

Changes

  • Highlights
    • Update manual using DocBook from wiki.gnome.org as source [#779090]

    • Add support for array-parameters with rank > 1 in signals [#778632]

    • Use GTask instead of GSimpleAsyncResult with GLib 2.36/2.44 target [#763345]
    • Deny access to protected constructors [#760031]
    • Support [DBus (signature = ...)] for properties [#744595]
    • Add [CCode ("finish_instance = ...")] attribute [#710103]
    • Support [HasEmitter] for vala sources [#681356]

    • Add support for the \v escape charactor [#664689]
    • Add explicit copy method for arrays [#650663]
    • Allow underscores in type parameter names [#644938]
    • Support [FormatArg] attribute for parameters

    • Ignore --thread commandline option and drop gthread-2.0 references
    • Check inferred generic-types of MemberAccess [#775466]

    • Check generic-types count of DelegateType [#772204]

    • Fix type checking when using generics in combination with subtype [#615830]
    • Fix type parameter check for overriding generic methods
    • Use g_signal_emit where possible [#641828]
    • Only emit notify of properties if value actually changed [#631267] [#779955]
    • Mark chained relational expressions as stable [#677022]
    • Perform more thorough compatibility check of inherited properties [#779038]
    • Handle nullable ValueTypes in signals delegates properly [#758816]

  • New bindings:
    • gtk+-4.0, gtk+-unix-print-{2,3,4}.0, libgrss
  • Removed bindings:
    • clutter-json-1.0
  • Updated bindings. Some fixes may need to be wrapped in your Vala code
    • with the preparser directive #if VALA_0_36
    • cairo: Add bindings for cairo_*_user_data()
    • clutter-1.0: Fix constructors which weren't detected as such
    • clutter-gst-2.0: Skip VideoTexture.get_audio_streams/get_subtitle_tracks

    • clutter-gst-3.0: Three commits
    • gdk-2.0: Include gdk/gdkkeysyms.h for Gdk.Key
    • gdk-3.0: Three commits
    • gdk-pixbuf-2.0: Three commits
    • gobject-introspection-1.0: Prettify and fix the whole thing
    • gsl.vapi: Fix attribute typos
    • gstreamer-1.0: Make ElementFactory.get_static_pad_templates fully "unowned",

      • Mark *.make_writable with "ReturnsModifiedPointer",

      • Fix Gst.Base.Adapter.map/take bindings
    • gtk+-3.0: Various updates
    • gtk+-X.0: Mark "iter" param of ListStore.remove() as ref

    • libarchive: Add ReadDisk

    • libxml-2.0: Adding missing API and nullable parameters
    • linux: add non-posix fcntl constants
    • polkit-gobject-1: Fix constructors which weren't detected as such
    • poppler-glib: Update to 0.52.0
    • rest-0.7: Fix some ownership problems
    • sdl: Make Palette and PixelFormat a struct

    • webkit2gtk-4.0: Update to 2.16
    • webkit2gtk: URI*.get_http_headers returns unowned Soup.MessageHeaders

  • Updated GLib core bindings:
    • gio-2.0:
      • Fix async constructors of DBusConnection,DBusObjectManagerClient...
      • Fix binding of Resolver.lookup_service*()
      • Keep GLib.Socket API compatible with gio < 2.48

      • Update SettingsBackend related bindings

      • Add/"Unlock" missing GTask symbols
    • gio-unix-2.0:
      • Add "g_unix_mounts_for" and fix "g_unix_mount_at"
    • glib-2.0:
      • Add GPOINTER_TO_* as from_pointer()
      • Add G_CHECKSUM_SHA384
      • Add "g_utf8_make_valid"
      • Add more Error bindings
      • Add simple fast-path to string.replace()
      • Add UCS-4 and UTF-16 related bindings
      • Add uuid_string_*
      • Fix g_bookmark_file_load_from_*/to_file bindings
      • Mark delegates in Test.add_data_func/add_func() as scope=async
      • Mark va_list.arg() with simple-generics to allow int64 or double
      • Update Unicode symbols
    • gobject-2.0:
      • Add a bunch of missing symbols
      • Add some missing "array_length_type" annotations
  • GIR parser and writer:
    • Add [GIR ("fullname = ...")] attribute, set fullname of GType [#775591]
    • More complete parsing of field information [#772902]
    • Use the correct tag- and element-name for an annotation [#769597]
    • Use type_id information from gir if not already overridden
    • No support for fixed-size array as return-value
    • Let alias inherit more information from base_type
    • Improve function to method conversion
    • Avoid fatal handling of nameless unions
    • Allow to specify the base_type of an alias
    • Add metadata-support for "returns_modified_pointer" [#759255]
  • D-Bus code generation:
    • Check there is a return error location before using it [#779652]
    • Fix memory-leak using g_task_propagate_pointer [#778993]
    • Initialize intermediate variables [#778540]
    • Handle errors when extracting FDs from dbus messages [#778540]
    • Ensure extracted data from the GVariant is freed on error [#778540]
  • C code hardening and reproducibility:
    • Fix build with -Werror=enum-compare -Werror=switch
    • Build testsuite with -Werror=format-nonliteral -Werror=format-security
      • -Werror=int-conversion -Werror=redundant-decls
    • Add G_GNUC_FORMAT attribute for FormatArg functions [#774060]

    • Add G_GNUC_PRINTF/SCANF attribute for Printf/ScanfFormat functions [#710862]
    • gtkmodule: Order required-gtype-classes for reproducibility [debian#802528]
  • Reduce incompatible-pointer-type C code warnings:
    • Cast vfunc pointer assigns of abstract overrides [#777958]
    • Fix vfunc cast for async method implementation/override
    • Default to void-return for vfunc cast of *_async methods
    • Cast *_destroy_func of generic-types calls to GDestroyNotify
    • Cast destroy_data for g_cclosure_new to GClosureNotify
    • Pass pointer of matching type to property-getter
    • memberaccess: Don't resolve base_method/property twice
  • Genie:
    • Allow comma-separated identifiers in definition of enums [#776833]
    • Add empty file check to read_token() [#633083]
  • Various bug fixes:
    • codegen: Don't create duplicated complete-async code [#778302]
    • codegen: Don't return void for non-nullable simple-type structs [#778224]
    • vala: Non-null initializers not allowed for owned namespace fields [#777697]
    • codegen: Support casting arbitary value-types to arrays [#777194]
    • codegen: Reference struct fields with their actual cname [#775761]
    • codegen: Add function-prototypes for all register-type calls [#775446]
    • vala: check a property has an accessor and/or a mutator [#773956]
    • codegen: Don't declare CreationMethod for compact-classes twice [#772661]

    • method: Print encountered type if return types mismatch [#769501]
    • codegen: Fix memory-leak with object initializer for properties [#766739]
    • codegen: Fix array length of array returned by lambda [#761360]
    • codegen: Fix emission of constant array length [#756376]
    • codegen: Support deprecating properties and their accessors [#732449]
    • codegen: Don't add static modifier to abstract property setters [#673389]
    • codegen: Fix instance parameter property setter in SimpleType structs

      • [#657346]
    • codegen: Fix base-access from within overriding struct-property-accessor
      • [#764481]
    • vala: Check accessibility of default arguments [#648030]
    • vala: Disallow private accessors in overridable properties [#603491]
    • methodcall: Don't try to remove N_/NC_ while properly handled in C [#642350]
    • vala: Check type arguments in DataType.equals [#641418]

    • parser: Allow cast pointer expressions without enclosing parens [#590641]
    • Don't initialize local variable if not requested
    • codegen: Don't implicitly initialize local variables with initializer
    • Check printf arguments of object creation expressions
    • ccodefunction: Only add G_GNUC_DEPRECATED to declarations
    • codegen: Avoid criticals while unconditionaly trying to chain-up to
      • non-existing property-accessors
    • signalmodule: Add signal-emitter declaration if needed [#779609]
    • signalmodule: Fix deprecation of signals
    • codegen: Properly null-out source on ownership-transfer of delegates
    • vala: Fix MemberAccess.is_non_null() for EnumValue constants [#780050]

  • Contributors:
    • Abderrahim Kitouni, Alistair Thomas, Andrea Del Signore, Carlos Garnacho, Daniel Espinosa, Daniel Pfeifer, Dr. Michael Lauer, Evan Nemerson, Florian Brosch, Francisco Serna, George Barrett, Jens Georg, Jordan Yelloz, Jürg Billeter, Luca Bruno, Marvin W, Matthias Berndt, Michael James Gratton, mrmacete, Nikolay Orlyuk, Niko Tyni, Ole André Vadla Ravnås, Philip Withnall, Richard Wiedenhöft, Rico Tzschichholz, Sam Thursfield, Severin Heiniger, Simon Werbeck, Timm Bäder, Vladislav, Yu Feng

Vala 0.34.6

source tarball

released on March 2, 2017

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.
  • Update man pages.
  • Update manual.

Vala 0.34.5

source tarball

released on March 2, 2017

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.34.4

source tarball

released on December 5, 2016

Changes

  • Bug fixes.

Vala 0.34.3

source tarball

released on November 22, 2016

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.34.2

source tarball

released on October 23, 2016

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.34.1

source tarball

released on October 9, 2016

Changes

  • Add support for the \v escape character.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.34.0

source tarball

released on September 19, 2016

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.32.1

source tarball

released on June 20, 2016

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.30.2

source tarball

released on June 20, 2016

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.32.0

source tarball

released on March 21, 2016

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.31.1

source tarball

released on February 7, 2016

Changes

  • Introduce [Version] attribute.
  • Require and target GLib >= 2.32.

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.30.1

source tarball

released on January 31, 2016

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.30.0

source tarball

released on September 18, 2015

Changes

  • Binding updates.

Vala 0.29.3

source tarball

released on August 11, 2015

Changes

  • Add --shared-library option for GIR files.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.29.2

source tarball

released on June 22, 2015

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.29.1

source tarball

released on May 27, 2015

Changes

  • Binding updates.

Vala 0.28.1

source tarball

released on August 11, 2015

Changes

  • Binding updates.

Vala 0.28.0

source tarball

released on March 22, 2015

Changes

  • Binding updates.

Vala 0.27.2

source tarball

released on March 18, 2015

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.27.1

source tarball

released on January 12, 2015

Changes

  • Print compiler messages in color.
  • Add clutter-gdk-1.0 bindings.
  • Add clutter-gst-3.0 bindings.
  • Add clutter-x11-1.0 bindings.
  • Add rest-extras-0.7 bindings.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.26.2

source tarball

released on January 12, 2015

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.26.1

source tarball

released on October 13, 2014

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.26.0

source tarball

released on September 22, 2014

Changes

  • Bug fix and binding updates.

Vala 0.25.4

source tarball

released on September 15, 2014

Changes

  • Add option --vapi-comments.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.25.3

source tarball

released on September 1, 2014

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.25.2

source tarball

released on August 24, 2014

Changes

  • Require and target GLib >= 2.24.

  • Report warning for private struct fields.
  • Replace webkit2gtk-3.0 bindings with webkit2gtk-4.0 bindings.
  • Always build vapigen.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.25.1

source tarball

released on July 23, 2014

Changes

  • Support explicit interface method implementation.
  • Support (unowned type)[] syntax.
  • Support non-literal length in fixed-size arrays.
  • Mark regular expression literals as stable.
  • GIR parser updates.
  • Add webkit2gtk-3.0 bindings.
  • Add gstreamer-allocators-1.0 and gstreamer-riff-1.0 bindings.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.24.0

source tarball

released on March 24, 2014

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.23.3

source tarball

released on February 18, 2014

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.23.2

source tarball

released on February 5, 2014

Changes

  • Bind GDK event structures as compact classes.
  • Switch gdk-x11-3.0 bindings to .gir.
  • Switch librsvg-2.0 bindings to .gir.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.23.1

source tarball

released on December 22, 2013

Changes

  • Switch libnotify bindings to .gir.
  • Add libpeas-gtk-1.0 bindings.
  • Add xcb-icccm bindings.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.22.1

source tarball

released on November 13, 2013

Changes

  • GIR parser updates.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.22.0

source tarball

released on September 23, 2013

Changes

  • Support chain up to constructv functions.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.21.2

source tarball

released on September 13, 2013

Changes

  • Recognize ref/unref functions in .gir files.
  • Add geocode-glib bindings.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.21.1

source tarball

released on August 2, 2013

Changes

  • Support \uXXXX escape sequences.
  • Support specifying vfunc order in interfaces to define ABI.
  • Support GTK+ widget templates.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.20.1

source tarball

released on April 8, 2013

Changes

  • Bug fixes.

Vala 0.20.0

source tarball

released on March 26, 2013

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.19.0

source tarball

released on February 20, 2013

Changes

  • Support scope = "async" attribute for parameters.
  • Add --api-version option.
  • Add atspi-2 bindings.
  • Add gstreamer-rtsp-server-1.0 bindings.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.18.1

source tarball

released on November 13, 2012

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.18.0

source tarball

released on September 24, 2012

Changes

  • Bug fixes.

Vala 0.17.7

source tarball

released on September 16, 2012

Changes

  • Add libgnome-menu-3.0 bindings.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.17.6

source tarball

released on September 3, 2012

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.17.5

source tarball

released on August 20, 2012

Changes

  • Support subclassing of GLib.Source.
  • Switch pango bindings to .gir.
  • Add gstreamer-1.0 core bindings.
  • Add gst-plugins-base-1.0 bindings.
  • Add gobject-introspection-1.0 bindings.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.17.4

source tarball

released on August 6, 2012

Changes

  • Warn when accessing static members with an instance reference.
  • Recompute length when casting between array types.
  • Support [GenericAccessors] attribute for interfaces.

  • Deprecate implicit .begin for async methods.
  • Drop Dova profile.
  • Drop POSIX profile.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.17.3

source tarball

released on July 16, 2012

Changes

  • Require and target GLib >= 2.18.

  • Support async creation methods.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.17.2

source tarball

released on June 24, 2012

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.16.1

source tarball

released on June 23, 2012

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.17.1

source tarball

released on June 2, 2012

Changes

  • Improve assertion messages.
  • Add --enable-gobject-tracing commandline option.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.17.0

source tarball

released on April 28, 2012

Changes

  • Support simple method-level profiling.
  • Add VALA_CHECK_MODULES and VALA_PROG_VAPIGEN to vala.m4.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.16.0

source tarball

released on March 26, 2012

Changes

  • Add udisks2 bindings.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.15.2

source tarball

released on February 25, 2012

Changes

  • Switch poppler-glib bindings to .gir.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.14.2

source tarball

released on January 31, 2012

Changes

  • Add libnl-3.0 bindings.
  • Add packagekit-glib2 bindings.
  • Add xtst bindings.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.15.1

source tarball

released on January 26, 2012

Changes

  • Support arrays with nullable elements.
  • Add <doc> support to .gir reader and writer.

  • Switch clutter-gtk-1.0 bindings to .gir.
  • Switch gio-2.0 bindings to .gir.
  • Add cogl-pango-1.0 bindings.
  • Add gdl-3.0 bindings.
  • Add libnl-3.0 bindings.
  • Add packagekit-glib2 bindings.
  • Add xtst bindings.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.15.0

source tarball

released on December 5, 2011

Changes

  • Manage memory of GQueue elements.
  • Switch atk bindings to .gir.
  • Switch gdk-pixbuf-2.0 bindings to .gir.
  • Switch gdk-3.0 bindings to .gir.
  • Add libwnck-3.0 bindings.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.14.1

source tarball

released on November 30, 2011

Changes

  • Add libwnck-3.0 bindings.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.14.0

source tarball

released on September 17, 2011

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.13.4

source tarball

released on September 7, 2011

Changes

  • Switch gudev-1.0 bindings to .gir.
  • Switch mx-1.0 bindings to .gir.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.13.3

source tarball

released on August 22, 2011

Changes

  • Switch pangocairo bindings to .gir.
  • Bug fixes.

Vala 0.13.2

source tarball

released on August 16, 2011

Changes

  • Enable flow analysis for out parameters.
  • Refactor attribute handling.
  • Add gedit-3.0 bindings.
  • Add gtksourceview-3.0 bindings.
  • Add rest-0.7 bindings.
  • Add vte-2.90 bindings.
  • Switch clutter-1.0 bindings to .gir.
  • Switch libgdata bindings to .gir.
  • Switch libsoup bindings to .gir.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.13.1

source tarball

released on July 6, 2011

Changes

  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.13.0

source tarball

released on June 17, 2011

Changes

  • More refactoring in the code generator.
  • Improvements to the .gir reader.
  • Switch JSON-GLib bindings to .gir.
  • Drop deprecated support for D-Bus GLib in favor of GDBus.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.12.1

source tarball

released on June 1, 2011

Changes

  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.12.0

source tarball

released on April 3, 2011

Changes

  • Add get_next_char to string class.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.11.7

source tarball

released on March 16, 2011

Changes

  • Add support for async signal handlers (Frederik Sdun).
  • More refactoring in the code generator (Luca Bruno).
  • Improvements to the .gir writer (Michal Hruby).
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.10.4

source tarball

released on March 12, 2011

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.11.6

source tarball

released on February 14, 2011

Changes

  • Add parse and try_parse methods to boolean and numeric types.
  • Add clutter-gtk-1.0 bindings.
  • Add pixmap-1 bindings (Evan Nemerson).
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.10.3

source tarball

released on January 22, 2011

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.11.5

source tarball

released on January 21, 2011

Changes

  • Add last_index_of and last_index_of_char to string class.
  • More refactoring in the code generator (Luca Bruno).
  • Improvements to the .gir writer (Michal Hruby).
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.11.4

source tarball

released on January 15, 2011

Changes

  • Add index_of, index_of_char, and char_count to string class.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.11.3

source tarball

released on January 5, 2011

Changes

  • Support BusName sender parameter in GDBus servers.

  • More refactoring in the code generator.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.10.2

source tarball

released on December 28, 2010

Changes

  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.11.2

source tarball

released on November 8, 2010

Changes

  • Update libnotify bindings to 0.7.0.
  • Improvements to the .gir reader.
  • Bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.10.1

source tarball

released on October 26, 2010

Changes

  • Remove outdated GTK+ 3 bindings.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.11.1

source tarball

released on October 25, 2010

Changes

  • Require and target GLib >= 2.16.

  • Guard access to out parameters to allow null arguments.
  • Add support for local constants.
  • Support file descriptor passing with GDBus.
  • Support cached property values in GDBus clients.
  • Support Cancellable parameter in GDBus clients.
  • Support no-reply methods in GDBus clients and servers.
  • More refactoring in the code generator.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.11.0

source tarball

released on October 4, 2010

Changes

  • Use byte indices for strings.
  • Use uint8[] for binary data in bindings.
  • Add support for parallel compilation.
  • Improve compiler performance.
  • More refactoring in the code generator.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.10.0

source tarball

released on September 18, 2010

Changes

  • Port GIR parser and writer to GIR version 1.2.
  • Update GLib bindings to 2.26 branch.
  • Bug fixes.

Vala 0.9.8

source tarball

released on September 4, 2010

Changes

  • Add --fatal-warnings commandline option.
  • Deprecate string.len () in favor of string.length.
  • Deprecate use of D-Bus GLib in favor of GDBus.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.9.7

source tarball

released on August 19, 2010

Changes

  • Fix regression introduced by codegen refactoring.

Vala 0.9.6

source tarball

released on August 18, 2010

Changes

  • Drop deprecated support for assigning to construct properties.
  • Some refactoring in the code generator.
  • Bug fixes in bindings and vapigen.

Vala 0.9.5

source tarball

released on August 9, 2010

Changes

  • Add version suffix to support parallel installation.
  • Define VALA_X_Y according to compiler version.
  • Enable version header by default.
  • Add vala.m4 with VALA_CHECK_PACKAGES macro.
  • Add gedit-2.20 bindings (Andrea Del Signore).
  • Add tokyocabinet bindings (Evan Nemerson).
  • Various improvements to the Dova profile.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.9.4

source tarball

released on July 27, 2010

Changes

  • Append documentation comments to generated C files.
  • Skip <doc> tags in .gir files.

  • Various improvements to the Dova profile.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.9.3

source tarball

released on July 14, 2010

Changes

  • Support newlines in double quoted string literals.
  • Add experimental support for main blocks.
  • Add experimental vala tool to compile and run code.
  • Initial support for generic delegates.
  • Support using GClosure for delegate parameters.
  • Support GBoxed-based memory management.
  • Improvements to the .gir reader and writer.
  • Various improvements to the Dova profile.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.9.2

source tarball

released on June 20, 2010

Changes

  • Initial support for GDBus-based clients and servers.
  • Support implicit and explicit GVariant casts.
  • Add support for [Deprecated] attribute.
  • Add GenericArray as alternative binding to GPtrArray.

  • Add gdk-pixbuf-3.0, gdk-3.0, gdk-x11-3.0, and gtk+-3.0 bindings.
  • Updates to the GLib bindings.
  • Many bug fixes.

Vala 0.9.1

source tarball

released on June 7, 2010

Changes

  • Support constants in enums.
  • Deprecate +=/-= syntax to connect/disconnect signal handlers.
  • Add experimental support for Dova profile.
  • Update Genie parser (Jamie McCracken).

  • Add clutter-gst-1.0 bindings (Ali Sabil).
  • Add gdu and gdu-gtk bindings.
  • Add libesmtp bindings (Adrien Bustany).
  • Add mx-1.0 bindings (Evan Nemerson).
  • Add orc-0.4 bindings (Fabian Deutsch).
  • Add rest-extras-0.6 bindings (Adrien Bustany).
  • Updates to the GLib, GStreamer, Linux, SQLite, and other bindings.
  • Many bug fixes.

Vala 0.8.1

source tarball

released on April 21, 2010

Changes

  • Support constants in enums.
  • Add clutter-gst-1.0 bindings (Ali Sabil).
  • Add gdu and gdu-gtk bindings.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.8.0

source tarball

released on March 31, 2010

Changes

  • Infer type arguments when calling generic methods.
  • Support `in' operator for arrays.
  • Add experimental support for regular expression literals.
  • Add experimental support for chained relational expressions.
  • Add va_list support.
  • Add clutter-gtk-0.10 bindings (Gordon Allott).
  • Add gdl-1.0 bindings (Nicolas Joseph).
  • Add gstreamer-app-0.10 bindings (Sebastian Dröge).
  • Add gstreamer-cdda-0.10 bindings (Sebastian Dröge).
  • Add gudev-1.0 bindings (Jim Nelson).
  • Add libgda-report-4.0 bindings (Shawn Ferris).
  • Add libgvc (graphviz) bindings (Martin Olsson).
  • Add purple bindings (Adrien Bustany).
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.7.10

source tarball

released on February 4, 2010

Changes

  • Support coalescing operator ??.
  • Support to_string and bitwise complement with enums.
  • Return handler id when connecting signal handlers.
  • Support struct comparison.
  • Support constructor chaining in structs.
  • Enforce protected member restrictions.
  • Improve performance of flow analysis.
  • Support automatic line continuations in Genie.
  • Improvements to the .gir reader and writer.
  • Add --enable-mem-profiler commandline option.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.7.9

source tarball

released on December 19, 2009

Changes

  • Support array and string slicing.
  • Add --symbols commandline option.
  • Add avahi-gobject bindings (Sebastian Noack).
  • Add ccss-1 bindings (Ali Sabil).
  • Add libarchive bindings (Julian Andres Klode).
  • Add libmagic bindings (Jens Georg).
  • Add readline bindings (Jukka-Pekka Iivonen).
  • Add twitter-glib-1.0 bindings (Adrien Bustany).
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.7.8

source tarball

released on November 4, 2009

Changes

  • Support constructor chain up to GObject using Object (...).
  • Add syntax for string templates.
  • Support (!) non-null casts.

  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.7.7

source tarball

released on September 27, 2009

Changes

  • Support `using' directives inside namespaces.
  • Use const only for immutable structs.
  • Support string marshalling for enums in D-Bus (Didier Ptitjes).
  • Update Genie parser (Jamie McCracken).

  • Add libgda-4.0 bindings (Shawn Ferris).
  • Many bug fixes for closures and async methods.

Vala 0.7.6

source tarball

released on September 18, 2009

Changes

  • Add support for closures.
  • Improve support for asynchronous methods.
  • Support async methods in D-Bus servers.
  • Add clutter-1.0 bindings (Rob Taylor).
  • Add GVariant, GSettings, and dconf bindings (Ryan Lortie).
  • Add linux, libnl-1, and libasound bindings (Michael 'Mickey' Lauer).
  • Add gnutls bindings (Jiří Zárevúcky).
  • Add librest bindings (Adrien Bustany).
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.7.5

source tarball

released on August 2, 2009

Changes

  • Add support for static properties.
  • Add support for delegate properties.
  • Support virtual default handler for signals.
  • Add limited support for derived compact classes.
  • Add libgdata bindings (Víctor Manuel Jáquez Leal).
  • Add libusb-1.0 bindings (Evan Nemerson).
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.7.4

source tarball

released on June 28, 2009

Changes

  • Add support for array properties.
  • Support implicit and explicit GValue casts.
  • Add initial support for generic methods.
  • Add postgres bindings.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.7.3

source tarball

released on May 26, 2009

Changes

  • Add initial support for POSIX profile.
  • Add --vapi and --gir commandline options.
  • Add initial x11, xcb, and cairo-xcb bindings.
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.7.2

source tarball

released on May 7, 2009

Changes

  • Improvements to the .gir reader and writer (Didier Ptitjes).
  • Many bug fixes and binding updates.

Vala 0.7.1

source tarball

released on April 20, 2009

Changes

  • Introduce new syntax to connect/disconnect signal handlers.
  • Add experimental support for fixed-length arrays.
  • Update Genie parser (Jamie McCracken).

  • Updates to the GLib, Cairo, GTK+, GStreamer, and POSIX bindings.
  • Many bug fixes.

Vala 0.7.0

source tarball

released on April 5, 2009

Changes

  • Do not generate header files unless requested by the -H commandline
    • option. This requires changes in the build system of Vala projects.
  • Support conditional compilation.

Vala 0.6.1

source tarball

released on April 12, 2009

Changes

  • Updates to the GLib, Cairo, GTK+, GStreamer, and POSIX bindings.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Vala 0.6.0

source tarball

released on March 30, 2009

Changes

  • Improvements to the .gir reader and writer (Didier Ptitjes).
  • Add librsvg-2.0 bindings (Evan Nemerson).
  • Add Maemo libosso bindings (Jukka-Pekka Iivonen).
  • Add V4L2 bindings (Matías De la Puente).

  • Many bug fixes.

Vala 0.5.7

source tarball

released on February 20, 2009

Changes

  • Support signals in static D-Bus clients.
  • Various improvements to asynchronous method support (Ryan Lortie).
  • Report unused internal methods.
  • Extend POSIX bindings.
  • Add FUSE bindings (John Carr).
  • Add libdaemon bindings (Jukka-Pekka Iivonen).
  • Many bug fixes.

Vala 0.5.6

source tarball

released on January 18, 2009

Changes

  • Do not require libgee for custom indexer access.
  • Add Log.FILE, Log.LINE, and Log.METHOD constants.
  • Various improvements to the .gir reader.
  • Add Lua bindings (pancake and Phil Housley).
  • Add MySQL bindings (Jukka-Pekka Iivonen).
  • Add partial POSIX bindings.
  • Many bug fixes.

Vala 0.5.5

source tarball

released on January 10, 2009

Changes

  • Improve syntax of owned property getters.
  • Add --enable-deprecated and --enable-experimental commandline options.
  • Remove --disable-non-null commandline option.
  • Many bug fixes.

Vala 0.5.4

source tarball

released on January 7, 2009

Changes

  • Support array initializers as expressions.
  • Support += to efficiently append elements to arrays.
  • Calculate length for null-terminated arrays.
  • Support initializers for multi-dimensional arrays.
  • Add owned' keyword to replace #'.

  • Various fixes in coroutine support.
  • Support boxed structs as GObject properties.
  • Many bug fixes.

Vala 0.5.3

source tarball

released on December 16, 2008

Changes

  • Rewrite D-Bus server support to directly use libdbus.
  • Register structs as boxed types.
  • Improve error reporting on invalid code.
  • Support private class fields and class destructors.
  • Add partial raptor and rasqal bindings.
  • Drop vala-gen-project, moved to vtg.
  • Many bug fixes.

Vala 0.5.2

source tarball

released on December 1, 2008

Changes

  • Report uninitialized local variables.
  • Report unused fields, methods, and local variables.
  • Fix error handling in complex statements.
  • Improve support for generic types.
  • Support parameter arrays in bindings.
  • Do not require libgee for foreach statements.
  • Support enums in D-Bus clients and servers.
  • Support structs in hash tables in D-Bus servers.
  • Experimental static D-Bus client support.
  • Add --dump-tree commandline option to write code tree to file.
  • Many bug fixes.

Vala 0.5.1

source tarball

released on November 3, 2008

Changes

  • Support type checks for error domains and error codes.
  • Experimental support for yield statements and coroutines.
  • Support GValue and GHashTable in D-Bus clients.
  • Various improvements to the .gir reader.
  • Drop deprecated support for static classes.
  • Modularize code generator.
  • Many bug fixes.

Vala 0.4.0

source tarball

released on October 20, 2008

Changes

  • Support more flexible constructors.
  • Partial support for reading and writing .gir files.
  • Improve compiler performance.
  • Copy arrays where necessary.
  • Basic support for static properties.
  • Partial support for struct holding object references.
  • Add tracker indexer bindings (Roberto Majadas)
  • Updates to the GLib, GTK+, and GStreamer bindings.
  • Many bug fixes.

Projects/Vala/Release (last edited 2017-09-04 13:08:57 by ricotz)