[Gtk-sharp-list] Gtk libraries

Doug Blank doug.blank at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 16:52:29 UTC 2012

On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 12:25 PM, Elmar Haneke <elmar at haneke.de> wrote:
>> Thanks, but there is an option in MonoDevelop under menu -> Project ->
>> Options -> GTK# Settings:
>> "Target Gtk# version:"
>> There is only the option "2.1.2". Thus, It appears that there is
>> exactly a switch in MD, but I have no idea how to enable a choice.
> This does select which gth-sharp to be used. "2.12" is the latest one.
> To build for older Gtk-Sharp you have to install them as an addon.
>> That does not appear to be true; I have copied the binaries into a
>> place where mono can find them at runtime, and I get issues, such as
>> hanging on exiting.
> You have to overwrite the old files delivered with mono.
>> How do people use the greatest Gtk binaries with Gtk#? This seems to
>> be a such a basic issue. -Doug
> I'm using them with my application by copying the binaries to the
> applications directory. I did not try to let MonoDevelop itself run with
> updated gtk binaries.

This is useful information! Where did you get your binaries? What
versions are you using? Are they pre-built somewhere? I really just
need the Mac and Windows fixes for the above issues.

> The Gtk 2.24 might have some incompatibilities since it is an migration
> step to GTK3.

The only binaries available on the site mentioned above are 2.24.

Thanks for this information... it seems that it is critical to know
these details to deploy Gtk-sharp.

Could someone make a gtk-2.24 addon for MD? Is it possible?


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