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1.66.1 - 2020-10-03
-------------------

* Update glib annotations
* Windows: Fix running on different drives :mr:`239`
* gimarshallingtests: Add more tests for flags :mr:`235`
* Revert "giscanner: Fix section matching for documentation :mr:`237`" see :issue:`360`


1.66.0 - 2020-09-12
-------------------

* Support the gtk-doc action syntax :mr:`203`
* Meson fixes with glib and/or g-i is a subproject :mr:`206` :mr:`208`
* GITypeInfo storage type utility API :mr:`205`
* Meson: Fix build as subproject :mr:`214`
* Fixing XDG_DATA_DIRS logic :mr:`215`
* libgirepository: Add a couple missing nullable annotations :mr:`217` :mr:`225`
* dumper: Fix missing symbols in LTO case or with overridden symbol visibility settings :mr:`216`
* Documentation improvements: :mr:`220` :mr:`232`
* Remove old autoconf fallback code for the python tools :mr:`221`
* meson: Rename option `gi_cross_use_{host -> prebuilt}_gi` mr:`211`
* meson: Don't override finding executables when using pre-built tools. :mr:`212`
* meson: gir: add a dependency for g-ir-compiler for building .girs :mr:`228`
* meson: Use pkgconfig generator :mr:`207`
* Fix gi-dump-types.c to build on Windows :mr:`218`
* giscanner: parse block comments for members and fields :mr:`230`
* Add the notion of standalone doc sections :mr:`226`
* giscanner: Add support for using clang-cl :mr:`234`
* giscanner: Fix section matching for documentation :mr:`237`


1.64.1 - 2020-04-05
-------------------

* Replace calls to deprecated xml.etree.cElementTree removed in Python 3.9 :mr:`202` (:user:`Stephen Gallagher <sgallagher>`)
* gimarshallingtests: Use g_assert_cmpfloat_with_epsilon. Fixes tests on some architectures :mr:`200` (:user:`Iain Lane <iainl>`)


1.64.0 - 2020-03-07
-------------------

* Update glib annotations (:user:`Rico Tzschichholz <ricotz>`)
* Fix regress scanner tests for non-gcc/clang compilers :mr:`197` (:user:`Chun-wei Fan <fanc999>`)
* Document how to update glib GIR :mr:`199` (:user:`Bastien Nocera <hadess>`)


1.63.2 - 2020-01-17
-------------------

* Update glib annotations (:user:`Rico Tzschichholz <ricotz>`)
* Add GMemoryMonitor to glib annotations :mr:`193` (:user:`Bastien Nocera <hadess>`)
* Fix build reproducibility :mr:`192` (:user:`Joshua Watt <jpewhacker>`)
* Drop deprecated xml.etree.ElementTree.Element.getchildren() calls :mr:`194` (:user:`Miro Hrončok <hroncok>`)
* Support Python 3.8.x+ on Windows :mr:`195` (:user:`Chun-wei Fan <fanc999>`)
* Cross compile support :mr:`64` (:user:`Alexander Kanavin <alex.kanavin>`)
* meson: Visual Studio builds: Use -utf-8 where available :mr:`196` (:user:`Chun-wei Fan <fanc999>`)


1.63.1 - 2019-11-24
-------------------

* Update glib annotations (:user:`Rico Tzschichholz <ricotz>`)
* build: require meson 0.50.1
* build: use proper dylib versioning on macOS :mr:`177` (:user:`Tom Schoonjans  <tschoonj>`)
* scanner: Support array arguments with static keyword :mr:`176` (:user:`Emmanuele Bassi <ebassi>`)
* website: Add Ruby-GNOME to user list :mr:`178` (:user:`kojix2`)
* Fix non-libtool code being run with no nob-libtool dependencies :mr:`179` (:user:`Alistair Buxton <ali1234>`)
* meson: change "cairo" from a boolean to a feature option :mr:`180`
* meson: change "doctool" from a boolean to a feature option :mr:`181`
* Fix a memory leak in g_irepository_get_object_gtype_interfaces() :mr:`182` (:user:`Philip Chimento <ptomato>`)
* ccompiler.py: Fix macro defines with quotes on MSVC :mr:`183` (:user:`Chun-wei Fan <fanc999>`)
* tests: Actually test libregress by specifying the LD_LIBRARY_PATH :mr:`174` (:user:`Corentin Noël <tintou>`)
* examples: Make self contained and add build system integration examples :mr:`189`
* autotools: Make INTROSPECTION_GIRDIR/INTROSPECTION_TYPELIBDIR respect prefix/datadir/libdir :mr:`190`
* girepository: Also store GType cache misses :mr:`191` (:user:`Carlos Garnacho <carlosg>`)
* docs: Document GI_CROSS_LAUNCHER envvar :mr:`175` (:user:`Emmanuele Bassi <ebassi>`)


1.62.0 - 2019-09-09
-------------------

* No changes since 1.61.2


1.61.2 - 2019-08-17
-------------------

* dumper: Use the distutils linker :mr:`170` (:user:`David Demelier <markand>`)
* structinfo: Fix offset in find_method() :mr:`171` (:user:`Florian Müllner <fmuellner>`)
* tests: Don't include "config.h" in installed files :mr:`172` (:user:`Philip Chimento <ptomato>`)
* meson: Make meson.override_find_program working on more complex use cases :mr:`173` (:user:`Thibault Saunier <thiblahute>`)


1.61.1 - 2019-08-07
-------------------

* Drop autotools build system :mr:`143`
* meson: require 0.49.2
* Update glib annotations (:user:`Rico Tzschichholz <ricotz>`)
* Add documentation to the RelaxNG schema :mr:`139` (:user:`David Bellot <yimyom>`)
* Unused variable fixes :mr:`147` (:user:`Philip Chimento <ptomato>`)
* cachestore: handle cache getting deleted while loading it :mr:`148`
* Visual Studio builds: Use msvc_recommended_pragmas.h from GLib :mr:`150` (:user:`Chun-wei Fan <fanc999>`)
* Add Vulkan gir :mr:`155` (:user:`Matthew Waters <ystreet00>`)
* Make g_irepository_get_object_gtype_interfaces actually work :mr:`157` (:user:`Philip Chimento <ptomato>`)
* gimarshallingtests: Add a marshalling test case for GPtrArrays and GArrays of structures :mr:`160` (:user:`Stéphane Seng <stephaneseng>`)
* scanner: parse and expose function macros :mr:`159` (:user:`Mathieu Duponchelle <mathieudu>`)
* meson: use pkg-config directly for libffi cflags and libs :mr:`162` (:user:`Aaron Boxer <boxerab>`)
* meson: Fix wrong dependency type check for gio-unix :issue:`166` (:user:`Brook Milligan <brook-milligan>`)
* regress: Add regression test for signal with GError param :mr:`169` (:user:`Philip Chimento <ptomato>`)


1.60.2 - 2019-06-15
-------------------

* docwriter: Fix Exception message attribute :mr:`146` (:user:`Philip Chimento <ptomato>`)
* meson: fix default cairo DLL name on Windows
* scanner: Fix error on Windows in case source files are on different drives
* gi-test: Fix gir file tests with MSVC :mr:`151` (:user:`Chun-wei Fan <fanc999>`)
* MSVC.README.rst: Update VS 2008/x64 build notes :mr:`152` (:user:`Chun-wei Fan <fanc999>`)
* giscanner/scannerlexer.l: Include io.h on Windows (:user:`Chun-wei Fan <fanc999>`)
* build: Force-include msvc_recommended_pragmas.h on Visual Studio :mr:`152` (:user:`Chun-wei Fan <fanc999>`)
* Update glib annotations (2.60.4)


1.60.1 - 2019-04-07
-------------------

* Update glib annotations (glib-2-60)
* shlibs: fall back to basename on macOS for relative paths :issue:`222`
* meson: always pass --quiet to g-ir-scanner
* docs: include '--c-include' in g-ir-scanner man page :issue:`275`
* tests: Fix compatibility with Python 3.5 :issue:`274` (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`)


1.60.0 - 2019-03-10
-------------------

NOTE: This is the last release supporting autotools. Please try building with
meson instead and report any problems. This does not affect projects using
autotools + g-i, only the build of g-i itself.

* gir: Update glib annotations :mr:`142` :mr:`141` (:user:`Andrea Azzarone <azzaronea>`)


1.59.5 - 2019-03-04
-------------------

* gir: Include C header in cairo gir file :mr:`138` (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`)
* ccompiler: restore customize_compiler() setup for macOS. :issue:`268`
* gir: skip glib-enumtypes.h for GObject-2.0 :mr:`140`


1.59.4 - 2019-02-04
-------------------

* tests: Add functions using flat struct arrays. :mr:`130` (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`)
* Clean shebangs out of non-executable scripts and drop exec perm from xmlwriter.py. :mr:`131` (:user:`Dominique Leuenberger <DimStar77>`)
* maintransformer: parse deprecation annotations for section blocks. :issue:`213` :mr:`132`
* repository: g_irepository_get_object_gtype_interfaces. :mr:`30` (:user:`Colin Walters <walters>`, :user:`Philip Chimento <ptomato>`)
* message: handle fatal errors even if warnings are disabled. :issue:`229` :mr:`126`
* autotools: Fix build with ``-Wl,--as-needed``. :issue:`226` :mr:`134`
* maintransformer: Don't warn on (optional) annotations on (inout) :mr:`135` (:user:`Guido Günther <guidog>`)
* girepository: Fix a possible use-after-free if g_mapped_file_new() fails
  and fix possible leak of transitive dependency names. :mr:`136` (:user:`Elliott Sales de Andrade <QuLogic>`)


1.59.3 - 2019-01-08
-------------------

* meson: use underscore as a separator in build options (gtk-doc -> gtk_doc etc)
  :mr:`129`
* website: add cppgir C++ binding
  :mr:`124` (:user:`Mark Nauwelaerts <mnauw>`)
* scanner: Merge specifiers and qualifiers when merging basic types.
  Fixes "unsigned char" being wrongly parsed as "unsigned" etc.
  :mr:`125` (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`)
* meson: warn that not all tests will be run if building without cairo/doctool
* scanner: rework source root directory guessing code to not depend on the
  build directory
* scanner: Remove incorrect c:type generated for array of synthesized unions
  :mr:`127` (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`)
* scanner: Flatten multi-dimensional arrays fields
  :mr:`128` (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`)


1.59.2 - 2019-01-04
-------------------

* Everything included in 1.58.3
* meson: Various fixes and all tests have been ported (0.47+ is required now)
  :mr:`114` :mr:`110` etc.
  (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`, :user:`Emmanuele Bassi <ebassi>`,
  :user:`Christoph Reiter <creiter>`)
* scanner: Save preprocessor input and output files with ``save-temps``
  :mr:`107` (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`)
* automake: Use the wildcard function where needed
  :mr:`100` (:user:`William Hua <williamhua>`)
* build: extend ``PYTHONPATH`` instead of replacing it :mr:`101`
* gir/cairo: add ``cairo_rectangle_t`` :issue:`74` :mr:`103` (Yeti)
* Add a ``--version`` option to g-ir-compiler and g-ir-generate
  :issue:`55` :mr:`106`
* tests: various test improvements
  :mr:`111` :mr:`117` :mr:`119` (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`)
* ccompiler: don't use Python compiler flags
  :issue:`150` :mr:`118` :mr:`120`
  (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`, :user:`Christoph Reiter <creiter>`)
* parser: Do not bail out when parsing GIR files without doc positions
  :mr:`121` (:user:`Emmanuele Bassi <ebassi>`)
* gimarshallingtests: Remove declarations of nonexistent functions
  :mr:`123` (:user:`Philip Chimento <ptomato>`)


1.58.3 - 2018-12-30
-------------------

* docwriter: Support python-markdown 3.x
  :issue:`250`
* scanner:  Define grefcount and gatomicrefcount as aliases to gint
  :issue:`254` (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`)
* scanner: make using bool without stdbool include work again
  :issue:`247`
* gir: Update glib annotations for glib 2.58.2


1.59.1 - 2018-12-16
-------------------

* Everything included in 1.58.2
* build: Drop Python 2 support, require Python 3.4+ :mr:`69`
* build: Add option to make .gir files installation paths configurable
  :mr:`63` (:user:`Kai Kang <kai.7.kang>`)
* build: Skip gobject/gvaluecollector.h when constructing GObject GIR
  :mr:`20` (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`)
* build: Port various tests to work with meson
  :mr:`92` :mr:`94` :mr:`95` (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`)
* regress: Add test for write-only property
  :mr:`67` (:user:`Philip Chimento <ptomato>`)
* regress: Implement interface and override properties
  :mr:`59` (:user:`Philip Chimento <ptomato>`)
* writer: Include documentation and symbol position in source files
  :mr:`75` (:user:`Thibault Saunier <thiblahute>`)
* giscanner: Print relative filename paths when warning
  :mr:`74` (:user:`Jonas Ådahl <jadahl>`)
* giscanner: Define grefcount and gatomicrefcount as aliases to gint
  :mr:`76` (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`)
* giscanner: Allow empty declarations. Fixes warnings with mingw headers.
  :issue:`216` :mr:`89` (:user:`Christoph Reiter <creiter>`)
* giscanner: Replace linked lists with arrays in source scanner
  :mr:`90` (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`)
* girepository: Various docs cleanups and fixes
  :mr:`96` :mr:`97` :issue:`66` (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`,
  :user:`Christoph Reiter <creiter>`, Jasper St. Pierre)
* girepository: Don't abort when calling g_base_info_get_name() on a GITypeInfo
  :issue:`96` :mr:`99` (:user:`Christoph Reiter <creiter>`)
* girepository: Add version macros and functions
  :issue:`200` :mr:`98` (:user:`Christoph Reiter <creiter>`)


1.58.2 - 2018-12-09
-------------------

* meson: Fix random build errors (mostly MSVC)
  :mr:`88` (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`)
* scanner: Fix parsing of __typeof__ that is part of a cast expression
  :mr:`78` (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`)
* scanner: Ignore __pragma keyword used by MSVC
  :mr:`87` (:user:`Tomasz Miąsko <tmiasko>`)


1.58.1 - 2018-11-17
-------------------

* meson: Install warnlib :mr:`62` (:user:`Jan Tojnar <jtojnar>`)
* scanner: Parse __typeof__ and discard it
  :mr:`71` (:user:`Jan Alexander Steffens <heftig>`)
* meson: add back /usr/bin/env to the python-cmd
  :issue:`237` :mr:`70` (:user:`Håvard Graff <hgr>`)
* Fix non libtool build
  :mr:`72` (:user:`Olivier Crête <ocrete>`)


1.58.0 - 2018-08-31
-------------------

::

    • Changes:
      - Update annotations imported from GLib, and require GLib 2.58
      - Ensure that G-I builds on macOS
      - Add a --version argument to the Python-based tools
      - Allow selecting the output format for g-ir-doc-tool
      - Drop the Visual Studio templates
      - Use Sphinx to generate the user documentation; gtk-doc is still
        required for the girepository-1.0 C API reference
      - Support all _Float* C types from ISO/IEC TS 18661-3:2015
      - The autotools build now uses autoconf-archive
      - g-ir-doc-tool: Add DevDocs formatting for GJS (--format=devdocs)
        This adds a dependency on the Python markdown package

    • Issues resolved on gitlab.gnome.org:
      - #139 - make check fails for gobject-introspection 1.44.0 on
               OS X 10.10.4
      - #184 - Default element-type not set for GByteArray object
               properties
      - #189 - c:type missing pointer/array information in GIR for
               C array parameters
      - #134 - Allow multiple output formats
      - #218 - gtk2 hits unreachable code after enable -Wswitch-default
      - #113 - Memory leaks in GI regress and marshalling tests property
               setters

    • Bugs resolved on bugzilla.gnome.org:
      - #702788 - The girepository DLL is acquiring pointers incorrectly
                  on Windows/x64

    • Contributors:
      Tomasz Miąsko, Emmanuele Bassi, Rico Tzschichholz, Chun-wei Fan,
      Philip Chimento, Tom Schoonjans, Christoph Reiter, Ray Donnelly,
      Marcus Calhoun-Lopez, Florian Müllner, Evan Welsh, Mathieu Duponchelle

1.56 - 2018-03-13
-----------------

::

    • Changes:
      - Add _Float128 to the base C types
      - Update annotations imported from GLib, and require GLib 2.56

    • Issues resolved on gitlab.gnome.org:
      - #173 - Fails to parse flag-constants
      - #175 - writer: Include documentation and symbol position in
               source files
      - #120 - adding subdir-objects to AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE
      - #190 - const qualifier dropped from c:type on (type filename)
               parameters
      - #188 - giscanner: don't print "suppressed N warnings" if --quiet
               was specified

    • Bugs resolved on bugzilla.gnome.org:
      - #764791 - gitypelib.c: increase #define MAX_NAME_LEN from 200 to 255
      - #756921 - g-ir-scanner does not recognize _Thread_local
      - #791991 - Broken shared-library value in gir files on *BSD when
                  builddir includes the name of the library
      - #791902 - Building using non-libtool (e.g., meson) on MinGW
      - #629667 - MY_ENUM_VALUE = <constant> only works for last member
      - #699354 - g-ir-compiler man page for --shared-library incorrectly
                  says "lib" and ".so" should be removed
      - #761985 - os.name can be wrong in some context
      - #699328 - GI_TYPELIB_PATH is undocumented

    • Contributors:
      Ting-Wei Lan, Leslie Giles, Rico Tzschichholz, Christoph Reiter,
      Nicola Fontana, Tomasz Miąsko, Emmanuele Bassi, Philip Chimento,
      Karl-Philipp Richter

.. note::

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