Description:Library with common API for various GNOME modules
License: GPL-2, FDL-1.1, LGPL-2
  • + - stable
  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
alpha amd64 arm hppa ia64 m68k mips ppc ppc64 s390 sh sparc x86
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USE flags

  • debug - Enable extra debug codepaths, like asserts and extra output. If you want to get meaningful backtraces see
  • doc - Add extra documentation (API, Javadoc, etc). It is recommended to enable per package instead of globally
  • gtk-doc - Build and install gtk-doc based developer documentation for dev-util/devhelp, IDE and offline use
  • introspection - Add support for GObject based introspection
  • python_targets_python2_6 - Build with Python 2.6 (removed)
  • python_targets_python2_7 - Build with Python 2.7
  • seccomp - Enable seccomp (secure computing mode) to perform system call filtering at runtime to increase security of programs
  • systemd - Enable use of systemd-specific libraries and features like socket activation or session tracking
  • test - Enable dependencies and/or preparations necessary to run tests (usually controlled by FEATURES=test but can be toggled independently)
  • udev - Enable virtual/udev integration (device discovery, power and storage device support, etc)

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
10 months normal GNOME desktop library: Security bypass

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