c++-gtk-utils is a lightweight library containing a number of classes and functions for programming GTK+ programs using C++ in POSIX environments where the user does not want to use a full-on wrapper such as gtkmm or wxWidgets. It provides classes for managing the lifetimes of GTK+ widgets and windows that will make GTK+ exception safe, functions to make single instance programs where restarting will bring up the existing instance, smart pointer classes for memory management, thread-safe signal/slot classes with automatic disconnection, classes for using std iostreams with files opened with Unix file descriptors, functions for connecting a callback object and a Unix file descriptor to the main loop with provision for automatic disconnection, classes and functions for inter-thread communication, some convenience pthread wrapper classes., a class encapsulating anonymous Unix pipes, a class to reassemble UTF-8 sent over pipes and sockets, and classes for printing Postscript files and plain text using the GTK+ print system.
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Release Notes: Minor improvements have been made. Breakage of one of the unit tests by GTK+3.12 has been fixed.
Release Notes: This release fixes a bug with Extension::exec() which made a scheme script file evaluate to an empty list or throw a guile exception without arguments.
Release Notes: An Extension::exec() function has been added to run guile scheme extensions in C++ programs. New Thread::TaskManager methods have been added to run std::packaged_task objects asynchronously. Other minor improvements have been made.
Release Notes: This release adds minor improvements.
Release Notes: The scalability of the TaskManager, AsyncQueue, and AsyncQueueDispatch classes has been improved. Other improvements have been made.