GLib Overview

Table of Contents

Compiling the GLib package - How to compile GLib itself
Cross-compiling the GLib package - How to cross-compile GLib
Compiling GLib Applications - How to compile your GLib application
Running GLib Applications - How to run and debug your GLib application
Changes to GLib - Incompatible changes made between successing versions of GLib
Mailing lists and bug reports - Getting help with GLib

GLib is a general-purpose utility library, which provides many useful data types, macros, type conversions, string utilities, file utilities, a main loop abstraction, and so on. It works on many UNIX-like platforms, Windows, OS/2 and BeOS. GLib is released under the GNU Library General Public License (GNU LGPL).