[Geany-devel] Scintilla update?

Colomban Wendling lists.ban at xxxxx
Fri Oct 21 23:43:53 UTC 2011

Le 18/10/2011 16:40, Matthew Brush a écrit :
> On 11-10-18 04:16 AM, Colomban Wendling wrote:
>> Hey,
>> What about updating our Scintilla copy?  There is at least 2 fixes that
>> would be particularly interesting to have:
>> * C++ lexer fixed a bug with raw strings being recognised too easily.
>> Bug #3388122. [1], [2]
>> * On recent GTK+ 2.x versions when using Cairo, bug fixed where wrong
>> colours were drawn. [3]
> Plus GTK+ 3 support :)

You'll be happy!

>> So, have you anything against an update to Scintilla 2.29?
> My only concern is the effects of switching to only supporting Cairo for
> the drawing backend.  Will this leave any users unable to run Geany?

I doubt so.  Cairo is fairly portable AFAIK, and IIUC Scintilla still
supports at least GTK 2.8.  So I guess it's OK.

> Otherwise, I say we roll the dice and see what the new set of bugs ends
> up being :)

Heh, at least there will be my guessed names styles for new Lua, LaTeX
and Perl styles :D

Well, since nobody complained much I'll merge my Scintilla 2.29 changes
branch probably tomorrow.


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