Porting xfdesktop to Gtk3

Florian Weigelt weigelt.florian at gmx.net
Sat Feb 4 02:06:13 CET 2017

You can checkout my gtk3 branch from
It only has the fixes mentioned with the last patch I sent. I've been
working a bit on some other issues but they probably need bigger changes
(xfconf backend for example).

On 01/31/17 02:43, André Miranda wrote:
> Hi Florian,
> Sorry for the long delay... Unfortunately I couldn't apply the patch
> against master, can you provide a repository on GitHub or elsewhere?
> About the Dialog Settings, as far as I recall, if resized its contents
> retain the same size, just the window grows and white/gray fills the new
> space.
> Looking forward a repository to test your fixes.
> Cheers,
> André Miranda
> On 01/21/2017 07:39 PM, Florian Weigelt wrote:
>> I managed to track down the issue with the desktop icons. I attach my
>> current work as a new patch for some more testing.
>> As already mentioned, I cannot test behaviour on multiple monitors.
>> Hopefully those issues were related to the icons and are gone now as
>> well, but that's up to you to find out.
>> On 12/21/16 00:49, André Miranda wrote:
>>> - Desktop Settings dialog's content are not resizing vertically
>> Could you please describe what you mean exactly? The settings dialog
>> looks fine to me.
>>> - After dragging a file the selection rectangle appears
>> Unfortunately, this issue still persists.
>>> - "Show hidden files on desktop" make all the icons disappear (they
>>> reappear if icon size is changed)
>> Fixed!
>>> - Icon context menus are not dismissed on first click out
>> Fixed! But after the popup is hidden we get the selection rectangle,
>> too, as in the issue above.
>>> - Icons are not correctly themed (Numix here)
>> Adwaita and elementary icons work fine.

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