[Geany-Devel] [Test] Geany 1.27 Windows binaries for testing

Matthew Brush mbrush at xxxxx
Sat Mar 12 01:56:12 UTC 2016

On 2016-03-06 02:52 PM, Enrico Tröger wrote:
> Hi,
> as you might have noticed, Geany 1.27 is near.
> And among all the many cool code changes this will bring, we also
> switched to the MSYS2 environment on Windows to build Geany.
> Paired with this we changed the build system from Waf to Autotools on
> Windows and also the bundled GTK runtime environment is taken from the
> MSYS2 environment.
> So quite a few changes regarding the Windows support.
> Ideally, users won't notice this much as Geany should work as before.
> There should be only place where users notice the changes: in the plugin
> manager. Beginning with 1.27, we will ship many more plugins like
> Markdown, Webhelper, GeanyPG and some more which were not built before
> because of missing dependencies.
> The drawback is that the size of the Plugins installer increased from
> about 3 MB to 30 MB, but hey, you get WebkitGTK for Windows included.
> This is more than just batteries :).

Is GeanyPy in there? I remember some discussion about it but I can't 
find it anywhere to see what the result was.

I'll try and test it on Win10 Pro 64-bit tonight if I get a chance.

If you update the snapshot installers to latest master, please ping this 
thread so I know to update the copy to test.

Matthew Brush

> Here we go:
> http://download.geany.org/snapshots/geany-1.27nightly_setup.exe
> http://download.geany.org/snapshots/geany-plugins-1.27nightly_setup.exe
> If you can, please test and report issues as soon as you on Github as
> time is already close to the 1.27 release.
> Thanks a lot,
> Enrico
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