[MonoDevelop] MonoDevelop and Xamarin Studio

Andres G. Aragoneses knocte at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 13:55:10 UTC 2013

On 21/02/13 12:03, Doug Blank wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 4:29 PM, Alan <alan.mcgovern at gmail.com> wrote:
>> We made several fixes to Gtk# which have all been committed to the
>> gtk-sharp-2-12 branch. I think we made them in an ABI/API compatible
>> way so you shouldn't need a specific version of Gtk#. However on MacOS
>> you need the version of Gtk+ that we ship with Mono itself as we have
>> many fixes to it which may not all have made it to an upstream
>> release.
> This is the best news among a lot of great news! It would be great to
> see a list of the changes to Gtk; I'm looking through:
> https://github.com/mono/gtk-sharp/commits/master/gtk
> which I guess would have the relevant changes? I see items like:
> https://github.com/mono/gtk-sharp/commit/bd41e1150debce1bf009b13ad92dd969c1ef7c6f#gtk
> (a profile checker to make sure that graphic calls are in being done
> in the correct thread... fantastic!)

You're looking at the wrong place I'm afraid. gtk-sharp master branch 
targets 3.x versions of Gtk+, while MonoDevelop still uses gtk-sharp 
2-12 branch (which still targets gtk+ 2.x).

> It sure would be nice to see developers writing about any of this...
> nothing in monologue:
> http://www.go-mono.com/monologue/
> Is there a secret source of information that we should be following?
> Or can I make a plea for more transparent development?

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