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Re: Gtk-Emacs on OS-X and W32/64?

From: Jan Djärv
Subject: Re: Gtk-Emacs on OS-X and W32/64?
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 17:54:29 +0200


12 jun 2012 kl. 16:44 skrev address@hidden:

> Jan Djärv <address@hidden> writes:
>> Hello. 
>> I assume you want Gtk with a backend which is not X11?
>> This is not possible as the event handling for Gtk in Emacs is the X11 event 
>> code. 
> Okay, so the event handling code would then need to somehow be ported to
> a gtk event loop, which I presume is a massive undertaking. 

"Massive" is an overstatement, it has at some point in time been made for the 
NS and w32-port, so it is not unheard of.

I suspect it will have to be made sometime in the future, as we employ some 
(either already, or soon to be unsupported) tricks to make it work.

        Jan D.

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