Proposal for Save As.../Open dialog

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at
Wed Dec 16 11:19:17 EST 2009

On Wednesday 16 December 2009, Derek Atkins wrote:
> Christian Stimming <stimming at> writes:
> > Am Montag, 14. Dezember 2009 schrieb Geert Janssens:
> >> I quickly verified on distrowatch as well. None of the distributions we
> >> "support" (Ubuntu, openSuse, Fedora,...) still has support for 2.6. All
> >> of them abandoned 2.6 somewhere in 2005. This means
> >> a) it is already hard for us to test the GnuCash dialogs actually
> >> running in a gtk+2.6 environment
> >> b) someone that is still running a gtk+2.6  based distribution shows a
> >>  rather conservative attitude towards software updates, so I would doubt
> >>  this person would be interested in migrating to GnuCash 2.4.x. Remember
> >>  that when gtk+2.6 was actual, GnuCash was still 1.8.x !
> >
> > Agreed to both points. Thanks for looking up the distros. Indeed the
> > question whether we can actually test the gtk 2.6 version is critical
> > here, so I agree with your decision.
> Works for me.  Looks like EL5 has Gtk 2.10, so I think it's safe to
> use that if you don't want to stick to 2.8.
For now I don't mind 2.8. As stated before, we will probably have to make a 
jump to at least 2.12 on trunk after 2.4 has branched to deal with the Gnome 
deprecations. But that's not something that concerns us right now.


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