[Geany-Devel] Switched to Win~1

Nick Treleaven nick.treleaven at xxxxx
Mon Sep 22 11:12:10 UTC 2014

On 21/09/2014 14:48, Dimitar Zhekov wrote:
> I finally sat on my back and migrated to Windows. It's not a good system
> either, but gets the job done.

Welcome, I did the same when I replaced a broken laptop, installing 
Ubuntu, which refused to boot after I did a dist-upgrade. I didn't have 
the energy to download and reinstall another linux. The upside is that 
you don't have to dist-upgrade Windows just to run the latest software. 
The downside: no package management, malware, slow malware scanners.

> Now, Geany under Win~1 has some deficiencies, due to gtk+, so I'll

Such as?

> probably use it as a debugger only, and limit myself to the official
> releases

I've not had any trouble building from Git with MSYS. Occasionally it 
needs simple fixes to compile.

> But there will be no gtk+4 support,
> at least not from me.

GTK 4 :-o Hadn't heard of that. If it's anything like the GTK 3 
transition: be afraid!

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