[Sugar-devel] de-hippo'd CanvasIcon: windowed or not?
pbrobinson at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 04:53:58 EDT 2011
On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 9:49 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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:
>>>> 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...
> Maybe I am mistaken, but I thought hippo was dropped from F15 and had
> to be backported.
No, the maintainer orphaned the package so it was going to be dropped
for F-16 but I picked it up and will limp it along until we're ready
to retire it.
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