[Geany-Devel] [Test] Geany GTK3 Windows binaries for testing

Matthew Brush mbrush at xxxxx
Thu Mar 24 07:42:01 UTC 2016

On 2016-03-23 05:09 PM, Lex Trotman wrote:
> On 24 March 2016 at 10:04, Matthew Brush <mbrush at codebrainz.ca> wrote:
>> On 2016-03-23 07:21 AM, Jiří Techet wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 9:02 AM, Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger at uvena.de>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> here are new Windows installers for testing.
>>>> They are built from GIT master and this time against GTK3.
>>>> There are two reasons for this:
>>>> - test Geany+GTK3 more on Windows
>>>> - there seems to be a bug in GTK2 on Windows with that very high
>>>> DPI/resolutions: on text input widgets (GTK ones and the Scintilla
>>>> widget) the mouse cursor gets very tiny.
>>>> This doesn't happen with GTK3.
>>>> Jiří showed me the bug and he knows more about the details.
>>> Hi Enrico,
>>> nice - the mouse problem is solved in Gtk 3 for me but I think not so many
>>> users have an HiDPI screen so it's not so important. And if there are some
>>> more important problems with Gtk 3, better to stick with Gtk 2 for now.
>> I never had any mouse-related problems with GTK2, for what it's worth. I
>> have 4k monitor on Win10.
>>> Some problems I noticed with the Gtk 3 build:
>>> - any file dialog like File->Open, Project->open, File->Save as etc.
>>> crashes Geany on my machine
> Is that with native or GTK3 dialogs?

Only GTK3 dialogs, and in my experience seemingly only applicable to 
64-bit builds.

Matthew Brush

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