Porting xfdesktop to Gtk3

André Miranda andre42m at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 02:43:07 CET 2017

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 
Looking forward a repository to test your fixes.

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.
>> On 12/14/2016 01:37 PM, Florian Weigelt wrote:
>>> Please find attached my initial work on porting xfdesktop to Gtk3. I
>>> cannot test with a multi monitor setup here, so this would be something
>>> anybody interested in helping could look into.
>>> xfdesktop's Gtk3 version only runs when compiled with --disable-thunarx,
>>> because thunarx pulls in Gtk2 symbols.
>>> Also, I only worked with -Wno-deprecated-declarations, fixing those
>>> warnings is work for later.
>>> Kind regards
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