Experiments in porting exo to Gtk3

Sean Davis smd.seandavis at gmail.com
Wed Sep 2 12:45:33 CEST 2015

Thanks for the patches.  I've not yet reviewed them, but it'd certainly
make porting other components substantially easier if the GTK3 versions of
the libraries were equivalent to their GTK2 counterparts.

On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 2:01 PM Jonas Kümmerlin <rgcjonas at gmail.com> wrote:

> Am Montag, den 10.08.2015, 13:31 +0200 schrieb Harald Judt:
> > The exo git master branch has already been ported to gtk3. Most of exo
> > can be replaced by standard gtk/glib functionality, so in the midterm we
> > want to get rid of exo and that's why it only contains a minimal
> > library:
> Well, GtkIconView doesn't offer all the functionality of ExoIconView, and
> ExoIconChooser doesn't have a Gtk alternative. Since e.g. Thunar relies on
> these
> features (not to mention it requires serious patching to even compile with
> Gtk3), I don't see exo going away anytime soon.
> Since the mailing list doesn't really like attached patches, my (highly
> experimental, not necessarily useful and surely not production-ready) git
> trees
> are also available online: https://github.com/rgcjonas/exo-gtk3 and
> https://github.com/rgcjonas/thunar-gtk3
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