Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Should we also require GLib 2.4 or later?
From: Stephen Fisher <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2008 19:41:27 -0600
On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 10:52:16AM -0700, Guy Harris wrote:

> GTK+ 2.4 requires GLib 2.4, so if we're building with GTK+, that 
> requires GLib 2.4 or later.
> 
> One could, I guess, build everything *but* Wireshark with an earlier 
> version of GLib, but requiring 2.2 or later means that, for example, 
> we wouldn't have to check for g_ascii_strtoull(), as that first 
> appeared in 2.2, and requiring 2.4 or later means that we wouldn't 
> have to check for G_GINT64_MODIFIER, as that first appeared in 2.4.

Requiring GLib 2.4+ makes sense.  The fewer workarounds we have to do 
for things missing in early GLib versions, the better.


Steve