Older glib2 versions will crash if g_type_init is not called:
(process:6712): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: ... ./gobject/gtype.c:2722:
You forgot to call g_type_init()
Have patch, need bugnumber. :)
Created attachment 12299 [details]
Patch for 4.3 and 4.4 cherry-picked from master
Reassigning to Karolin for inclusion in 4.3 and 4.4.
(In reply to Ralph Böhme from comment #2)
Pushed to autobuild-v4-[4|3]-test.
(In reply to Karolin Seeger from comment #3)
Pushed to both branches.
Closing out bug report.