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Re: Abysmal state of GTK build

From: Sean Whitton
Subject: Re: Abysmal state of GTK build
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2022 20:10:45 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)


On Sun 21 Aug 2022 at 02:27PM -05, Rob Browning wrote:

> For what it's worth, I don't personally have any strong, principled
> stand regarding what the default toolkit should be right now (via "apt
> install emacs").  If I recall correctly, I think I may have switched it
> to gtk years back when it looked like that was the upstream preference.
> Personally, I haven't installed emacs-gtk much in years.  I switched to
> emacs-lucid nearly exclusively a good while back because I hit the well
> known X forwarding bugs back when that was important to me.  (I also
> turn off menu/tool/scroll bars, so I don't see a lot of the
> toolkit-specific bits.)

So, in your view it would be fine if we didn't use -gtk by default even
though GNOME is Debian's default desktop?

Sean Whitton

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