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Re: Increase minimum required GTK versions?

From: Alex
Subject: Re: Increase minimum required GTK versions?
Date: Sun, 07 Apr 2019 13:25:08 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.2 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Alex <address@hidden>
>> Date: Sun, 07 Apr 2019 13:03:07 -0600
>> I'd like to clean up the GTK code a bit by removing some of the obsolete
>> codepaths; what's the policy was on supporting obsolete toolkit
>> versions?
>> Looking at the GTK version history [1], the current minimum versions
>> were released 2006-07-03 and 2011-02-10. Bumping the versions to 2.14
>> (2008-09-04) and 3.10 (2013-09-23) would remove a good few checks. Is
>> this still too recent? If not, perhaps the GTK+2 requirement could be
>> bumped to the latest (2.24 -- 2011-01-30)?
> The main factor is not how many years have passed, it's what the
> distros provide.

Both Debian Jessie (oldstable) and Ubuntu 14.04LTS include GTK 2.24 and
3.10. Is that good enough?

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