Deprecated libraries

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Sep 29 11:59:14 EDT 2009

Phil Longstaff <plongstaff at> writes:

> I tried a build last night with deprecated gnome/glib/gtk/gdk/... features
> disabled.  I submitted a patch for one simple change.  GnomeDruid (libgnomeui)
> is deprecated in favor of GtkAssistant.  I logged a bug for this one. 
> GtkTooltips is deprecated in favor of GtkTooltip.  However, there are comments
> in the code to the effect that some needed features aren't in Gtk (tooltip on
> each item of a combo box).  Others, as Derek says, are dependencies of our
> dependencies.

When were these new interfaces added to Gtk?  Do we have a new minimum
version of Gtk?

> Re major versions: 2.4 will have the new db backend and webkit instead of
> gtkhtml.  I think 2.6 should have new reports (Chris Dennis' eguile-based
> reports) and register rewrite.

I thought the basic e-guile reports were in 2.4.. Are you saying they
are not?  Or are you saying that a full conversion of all reports to
eguile would wait?  Personally I think we should just have a mix; I'm
not convinced all reports require a conversion to e-guile.

> Phil


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