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Re: gEDA-user: PCB+GL - now with background image rendering support!

On Wed, May 04, 2011 at 12:14:16PM +0100, Peter Clifton wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-05-04 at 09:21 +0200, Gabriel Paubert wrote:
> > Great. Anyway the current gtk drawing code would have failed with
> > gtk3, but it seems that even the GL code will run into trouble: 
> > - GdkDrawable and GdkPixmap have been eliminated, you have to 
> > use Cairo whether you like it or not
> > - "expose-event" has disappeared, it is now called "draw",
> > and it has differen parameters
> > - I hope that gtkglext will still work, but what do I know?
> Unknown.. but I expect it will be ported eventually. GTK 3.0 will be a
> problem for both the gEDA and PCB code bases, but given our adoption
> rate of new versions of things.. I don't expect it will be a pressing
> concern for some years yet.
> We'll have to have caught up by the time distros stop shipping support
> for GTK2.0 though.

I have no doubt that distros will ship gtk2.0 for a long time, at least
Debian only dropped gtk1.2 with Lenny, a few months ago.


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