Difference between revisions of "GTK3 Porting Checklist"

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== Deprecated API ==
 
== Deprecated API ==
  
* GtkHBox, GtkVBox, GtkTable -> GtkGrid
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* GtkBox -> GtkGrid
 
 
* Alertpanel needs to be rewritten to not use GTK_STOCK_*, but GtkIconTheme and named icons.
 
  
 
* GtkUIManager is deprecated in GTK3, to be removed in GTK4
 
* GtkUIManager is deprecated in GTK3, to be removed in GTK4
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#claws@Freenode on 2018-09-24:
 
(@Ticho) well, for now, we could just stick our heads in the sand and pretend that GtkUIManager is still okay
 
(@Ticho) we can start caring about it again once it's time to go from GTK3 to GTK4
 
(@Ticho) (although I'm pretty sure our future selves will hate us for that) :)
 
(@Ticho) but hopefully by then, there will be better available solutions - even if it was just this Amtk library being widely available and packaged in major distros
 
(@claws) seems like a plan
 
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Revision as of 18:46, 2 December 2019

Does not work

  • Color labels do not show actual color boxes in common prefs.
  • Using gtk_container_add() with GtkBox results in widgets not using full height available to them - gtk_box_pack_start() should be used instead. (Eventually, all GtkBoxes should be migrated to GtkGrid) Fixed so far:
    • compose window textview
    • prefsdialog page content area
    • template preferences dialog
  • Folderview uses too bright colors for row backgrounds (alternating light gray and even lighter gray).
  • Quicksearch sometimes doesn't display the search type combobox and information button.
  • Foldersel dialog doesn't show alternating colors in the folder list.
  • Fancy doesn't work, hangs indefinitely in webkit_web_view_new().
  • Vcalendar week/month views do not work, sometimes even crashes the whole program.
  • Network log window minimal requested size is too large. Same for Mainwindow.

Works, but is ugly

  • GtkSpinButton is too wide with the -/+ buttons being large and next to each other, instead of small and one above another like in GTK2.

Deprecated API

  • GtkBox -> GtkGrid
  • GtkUIManager is deprecated in GTK3, to be removed in GTK4