[Geany-Devel] File modified

Thomas Martitz thomas.martitz at xxxxx
Mon Jul 22 19:31:12 UTC 2013

Am 21.07.2013 20:06, schrieb Lex Trotman:
> On 22 July 2013 02:52, Steven Blatnick <steve8track at yahoo.com 
> <mailto:steve8track at yahoo.com>> wrote:
>     So this means we're waiting on gtk to make a later windows
>     version? Or on updating geany's windows build scripts to another
>     version of gtk?
> We need to make windows builds using a version of GTK newer than 2.16 
> so we can advance the oldest version we support.  But the situation is 
> that the GTK project has few resources for windows problems, and 
> general responses on the GTK MLs have indicated that after version 
> 2.16 there were various problems up until 2.24 when some more 
> resources have resulted in an acknowledged better release.  So given 
> the large jump in versions, a build on windows using this later 
> release should be made and tested a bit before it becomes the 
> "official" version.  Note Geany uses 2.24 no problems on Linux, but 
> that unfortunately doesn't guarantee no windows problems.
> I can't tell you what is actually involved in making the build system 
> change for windows, but as I said it needs to be tested first.  Note 
> that for windows there are versions that include GTK with Geany to 
> ensure that the correct version is available and used, the build 
> system for these also needs updating.

I use Geany on Windows (when I have to...) with 2.24 just fine.

Best regards.

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