ANNOUNCE: midori 0.4.7 released

Christian Dywan christian at
Sat Sep 22 22:10:03 CEST 2012

On 21.09.2012 11:30, Liviu Andronic wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 12:07 AM, Christian Dywan
> <christian at> wrote:
>> gcr-3 upstream dropped support for GTK+2, so you have 2 choices:
>> · Use --enable-gtk3 and build with GTK+3.
>> · Get the patch in lp#1026441 to build GCR with GTK+2 support
>> There's current lack of a maintainer for this patched GCR and upstream
>> doesn't want to shoulder the work due to lack of manpower.
> I tried to go the other way around, and forported libgcr 2.32.1 from
> Natty to Precise [1] (under gnome-keyring). But strangely Midori still
> doesn't detect the library:
> Checking for gcr-3-gtk2 >= 2.32             : no
> Does this approach make sense, and is it supposed to work? I assume
> that the answer is no.
I don't really know what you mean by forporting. But let me try to be

gcr-3 does *not* support GTK+2 currently. Midori will not use it because
you can't use a GTK+3 API in a GTK+2 application.

gcr-3-gtk2 is the GTK+2-specific name used in the patch I referred to.
> [1]

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