[Sugar-devel] Fedora 22 destroys Gtk.Menu based palettes

Gonzalo Odiard godiard at sugarlabs.org
Sat May 16 23:34:40 EDT 2015

Too bad nobody reported this before.
I remember a similar error fixed by b9d6b628a98fc17f5e92a344450b6336f1a2b2ce
We don't want invest more time in the Gtk.Menu palettes,
but would be great find a fix to ship Sugar in F22 on shape.


On Sat, May 16, 2015 at 10:27 PM, Sam P. <sam.parkinson3 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> As per usual, this new Gtk release breaks parts of sugar.  Interestingly
> it breaks the Gtk.Menu based palette system this time!  (Lucky we were
> having a design discussion about this a while ago)
> So how does it break the Gtk.Menu palettes?
> * They are now seizure inducing and change size when you move your mouse.
> * They have lots of extra borders now
> * They always position downwards.  Even if that means the palette will be
> just 100px tall - they go downwards
> * They don't position correctly to keep the connected look between the
> frame buttons and the palette.
> I have done a quick screen capture that demonstrates all of these. [1]
> So I not looked into what would be needed to solve this, however, do we
> really want to invest more time in the Gtk.Menu system?  From the previous
> design discussion ("Palette Animations" thread), we could just use a
> modal.  I think that that would be a much more simple solution to implement
> - but might not go well with our release cycle.
> Thanks,
> Sam
> [1]  https://vid.me/hfx4

Gonzalo Odiard

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