[Sugar-devel] de-hippo'd CanvasIcon: windowed or not?

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 16:49:43 EDT 2011

On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 4:48 PM, Marco Pesenti Gritti <marco at marcopg.org> wrote:
> On 15 September 2011 21:45, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 4:38 PM, Marco Pesenti Gritti <marco at marcopg.org> wrote:
>>> Hey,
>>> isn't the problem going away with GTK 3.0? From the release notes
>>> "GDK has been rewritten to use ‘client-side windows’. This means that
>>> GDK maintains its own window hierarchy and only uses X windows where
>>> it is necessary or explicitly requested. "
>>> Of course it would be nice to decouple de-hippo from the gtk 3 port,
>>> but I'm not sure there is a good solution for this with gtk 2.
>> The hippo support is disappearing faster than perhaps we'll be ready
>> to complete the GTK 3 migration so we may have no choice...
> Why is that the case? I mean it seems like there shouldn't be an issue
> to keep depending on hippo with gtk2 and without introspection...
> Marco

Maybe I am mistaken, but I thought hippo was dropped from F15 and had
to be backported.


Walter Bender
Sugar Labs

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