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bug#8176: 24.0.50; GUI toolkit differences

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#8176: 24.0.50; GUI toolkit differences
Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2011 16:05:17 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Tim Cross <address@hidden> writes:

> Either this is a bug in GTK or how emacs interfaces with the library
> (seems unlikely, more likely a desing constraint of GTK) and should be
> fixed or a footnote added to the manual to let developers know of this
> limitation in some toolkits, noteably GTK based ones.
> The following code was evaluated within the scratch buffer. I confirmed
> it works fine under emacs 24 built with lucid, but fails to work when
> built with GTK2+. Others reported it worked find under win32, but failed
> on ns. 
> (defun tx-greet ()
>   (interactive) 
>   (message "Hello Tim!"))
> (defun tx-menu ()
>   (interactive)
>   (define-key lisp-interaction-mode-map [menu-bar tx]
>     '(menu-item "TX Test" tx-greet)))

I can confirm that this doesn't work under GTK Emacs.

Do you have a suggestion where this limitation should be documented? 

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