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Re: 5.1


Hi Carsten-

Am 2018-10-19 05:53, schrieb Carsten Schoenert:
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.

Right. This was the (or one of the) motivation(s) behind the 5.1 release.

And applications which using libwxgtk3.0-gtk3-0v5 aren't usable under
Wayland. It's all a mess.

Is there a workaround to this issue? Or do we just wait for Wayland/GTK3/wx to be fixed?

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.

This is what I am running now (Debian Stretch) to shake out gtk3 bugs. But I'll need to upgrade to Buster to test scripting. --Whoever decided on this packaging strategy was perhaps too cavalier-- The GTK3 build is stable and, apart from a few UI quirks and legacy pcbnew/modedit, fully operational

It would be good to get 5.1 nightlies for Ubuntu 18.04/Buster optionally built against gtk3 so that we could get a few more reports as I'm sure I don't touch everything.