Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Wireshark 1.10.0rc1 is now available
From: Evan Huus <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 1 May 2013 15:15:10 -0400
On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 3:09 PM, Reinhard Speyerer <[email protected]> wrote:
> Gerald Combs <[email protected]> wrote:
>
>> I'm proud to announce the release of Wireshark 1.10.0rc1. This is the
>> first release candidate for Wireshark 1.10.0.
>
> Hi Gerald,
>
> unfortunately Wireshark 1.10.0rc1 no longer builds with glib 2.14 as
> wmem_test.c uses several g_test_* functions that were only introduced
> in glib 2.16.

Whoops, sorry.

> Please consider applying the following patch to trunk-1.10
>
> --- configure.ac.~1~    2013-05-01 19:21:14.000000000 +0200
> +++ configure.ac        2013-05-01 19:22:28.000000000 +0200
> @@ -1065,3 +1065,3 @@
>
>  -GLIB_MIN_VERSION=2.14.0
>  +GLIB_MIN_VERSION=2.16.0
>   AC_SUBST(GLIB_MIN_VERSION)
>
> or disabling test programs for glib < 2.16 if these functions are not
> used in Wireshark proper.

The test programs are not used in Wireshark proper, so someone with
the proper automake-foo can disable wmem_test for older glib versions.
Glib 2.14 is quite old at this point though, so it may just be worth
bumping our minimum version. Do we have a specific time window of glib
releases we make a point of trying to support?

Evan