[Geany-devel] Split Window Patches

Thomas Martitz thomas.martitz at xxxxx
Mon Mar 28 01:48:43 UTC 2011

On 28.03.2011 02:31, Matthew Brush wrote:
> So after spending way too much time on this, and getting nowhere, I 
> give up.  I'm attaching a patch that no dev is going to like because 
> it behaves differently on Windows than it does on non-Windows to work 
> around a know issue in GTK+ that is not documented to affect Windows 
> differently than X windows.  Either someone else needs to find the 
> root of the problem deep inside GTK+ (ie. why it reparenting only 
> breaks on Windows), we figure out what's happening in Scintilla, we 
> use the slightly hacky approach of behaving differently on Windows, or 
> we just leave the whole plugin stay disable and let the Windows users 
> not have it, even though we *can* make it working.  Since it's just a 
> plugin, completely separate from the core code, which is already kinda 
> hacky with what it's doing, my opinion is just to use the patch.
> It's not my call, but the patch is here if you want it. 

I agree here. Your patch is a lot better than "not working at all", 
isn't it?

Best regards.
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