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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Building gnubg on windows - A newbies voyage

From: Holger
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Building gnubg on windows - A newbies voyage
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 22:55:24 +0100

On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 16:10:16 +0100, Øystein Johansen wrote:
> Jon Kinsey wrote:
> | It does look good, there are lots of problems with gtk 1.3 so it
> | would be good if we could more on to 2.6.
> Agree! It looks really good.

Yes, hard not to agree.

> | There were some problems when gtk 2.2 was tried, I think the main
> | issue was that it was quite a bit slower in some areas.
> I remember that it was the rollout that was really slowed down with
> GTK-2.2. Can you test whenever the rollout feature is considerable
> slower with GTK-2.6 compared to GTK-1.3 builds?

I think I tried the last times with 2.2 and 2.3. But at least here on
my machine I got severe graphics problems. The whole screen was

Unfortunately, I can't say whether 2.6 would run better. I downloaded
Ingo's packages, but it doesn't start since it's linked against a
newer version of shell32.dll (Win95 here).


There are a bit dated compile instructions on
http://blake.prohosting.com/gnubg/ . I haven't updated them for quite
a while. But they should nevertheless give you pointers on where to
find working libs. I guess apart from new lib versions it should have
stayed more or less the same.



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