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Re: 5.1



On 10/19/2018 5:53 AM, Carsten Schoenert wrote:
> Hello Seth,
> Am 18.10.18 um 21:52 schrieb seth@xxxxxxxxxxxxx:
>> * sense flipped here *  Debian 9 = python-wxgtk only uses gtk2 and 
>> Debian 10 = python-wxgtk only uses gtk3
> yes, and for wxpython3.0 there is currently no backport for stretch
> available and probably will never be due the massive reverse depends the
> uploader would be responsible for.
> Also on the wxwidget3.0 side we have two libraries in the archive of
> unstable/sid and testing/buster.
> libwxgtk3.0-{0v5,dev} vs. libwxgtk3.0-gtk3-{0v5,dev}
> The first is build with GTK2 bindings, the latter with GTK3+ bindings.
> KiCad even in unstable is using the former packages. Debian is planning
> to drop these and do the transition over to the latter version for Buster!
> https://release.debian.org/transitions/html/wxwidgets3.0-gtk3.html
> https://bugs.debian.org/894663
> 5.0.1 is almost unusable if build with libwxgtk3.0-gtk3-dev and right
> now the KiCad package in testing would become RC if the transition to
> libwxgtk3.0-gtk3-{0v5,dev} would start.
> And applications which using libwxgtk3.0-gtk3-0v5 aren't usable under
> Wayland. It's all a mess.
> I haven't build a recent devel version of KiCad against this GTK3+ based
> library of wxwidget3.0 so I can't say if the current HEAD would be
> better usable if linkend against libwxgtk3.0-gtk3-0v5.
> Maybe Thomas P. has done this already?

Has anyone tested gtk3 using a more recent version of wxWidgets?  The
latest development release is 3.1.1 so maybe the situation with gtk3 has
improved over 3.0.4.  Of course using 3.1.1 hinges on distros creating
packages for it.  I'm concerned we are going to spend a huge amount of
effort for little or no net gain.  Has wx 3.1.1 been packaged for Debian

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