XFDesktop configurable menu
fourdan at xfce.org
Wed Feb 19 23:23:56 CET 2003
According to the thread, the meinimum requirement should be between
2.0.3 and 2.0.5 (You reported it fails on 2.0.2 and Botsie reported it
worked on 2.0.6)
On Wed, 2003-02-19 at 22:57, Mark C. Chu-Carroll wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-02-17 at 09:45, Mark C. Chu-Carroll wrote:
> > On Sun, 2003-02-16 at 01:08, Biju Chacko wrote:
> > > On Sun, 2003-02-16 at 04:12, Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> > > > > Without garnome, I was running gtk-2.0.Now I'm using 2.2. The menus
> > > > > work perfectly under 2.2.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > Hmm, well, I'm glad you got it to work, but I'm still worried about the
> > > > versioning problem. Can anyone confirm that the menu doesn't work with
> > > > gtk 2.0.x?
> > > >
> > > > We haven't required 2.2.x until now and I had hoped that there would
> > > > have been a compile error instead of this silent failure. Perhpas a bug
> > > > in gtk 2.0?
> > >
> > > [botsie at krondor botsie]$ rpm -q gtk2-devel
> > > gtk2-devel-2.0.6-8
> > The version where it's not working for me is the RPM version
> > from gtk2-devel-2.0.2-4. I've tried it on two different Redhat 7.3
> > machines. In both cases, the menus are empty with 2.0.2-4, but they work
> > perfectly with gtk-2.2.1, compiled and installed using Garnome.
> For some reason, I could have sworn that I remembered reading about
> a dependency of XFCE on gtk-2.2, and concluded when it worked under
> GTK2.2 that that was the problem. (As it turns out, it's the new builds
> of Eclipse which really need 2.2.)
> Anyway... It remains that for some reason, the version change made
> xfdesktop work on my system. Since plenty of others apparently have
> been able to make it work with a gtk-2.0, I'll provide as much detail
> as I can about the configuration of the system where it doesn't work.
> I've got three machines, with the same basic installation on all three.
> It's Redhat 7.3, with Ximian GNOME installed. The GTK2 version is
> One of the machines is running a slightly nonstandard kernel. (My
> laptop, which has a version of the kernel compiled with a slightly
> non-standard network stack in order to support our VPN.) The other
> two are fully standard redhat 7.3 workstations.
> xfdesktop fails on all three using gtk-2.0.2. It works on all three when
> I run using the Garnome version of Gnome2, which uses gtk-2.2.0.
> I also just tried building and installing gtk-2.0.9, and the menus
> work fine in xfdesktop. So it appears to me to be something specific
> to 2.0.2. Does anyone else have a RedHat 7.3 where they can verify
> that it doesn't work in the default installation?
Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at xfce.org>
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