[Gtk-sharp-list] GtkGLAreaSharp as an optional package

C.J. Adams-Collier cjcollier at colliertech.org
Sun Apr 8 23:18:23 EDT 2007

Thanks for the info.  I guess I'll work on stabilizing the win32 build
for the rest of the month, and then I'll write an essay on why gtk+
needs an opengl widget...

Whee. :)

Anyone feel one way or the other about gtk+ having an opengl drawing
widget in the core?

On Sun, 2007-04-08 at 20:54 -0500, Mike Kestner wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-04-08 at 09:48 -0700, C.J. Adams-Collier wrote:
> > Hey folks,
> > 
> > I'm in the process of moving gtkglarea into the core of gtk+, but in
> > case that doesn't happen (Behdad seems somewhat opposed), I'd still like
> > to see it as an optional package in gtk-sharp.
> > 
> > Would anybody mind if I added a patch to include gtkglarea-sharp as one
> > of the "Optional assemblies included in the build"?
> > 
> > http://svn.myrealbox.com/source/trunk/gtkglarea-sharp
> Nothing can go into gtk-sharp that isn't in the platform library set.
> Gtk# is a blessed binding now and is restricted in what it can bind.  
> At this point, we're only considering Gnome platform library bindings
> for inclusion in Gtk# (and now Gnome#) even though we currently have a
> few grandfathered non-platform libs.  We've experienced some pain trying
> to bind libraries with no API stability guarantees.
> So I guess the way to get this into Gtk# is to get it into gtk+.

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