GTK widget sizing in Rawhide

Scott Talbert swt at techie.net
Sun Feb 8 04:21:50 UTC 2015


On Fri, 6 Feb 2015, Orion Poplawski wrote:

>> I'm working on testing wxPython 3.0 (which has now been built against
>> GTK+3) in Rawhide.  As I'm going through the various wxPython
>> applications, I'm seeing issues in several of the applications with
>> widget sizing: buttons, text controls, combo boxes, etc - usually they
>> are too small.  When I test the same applications (same version, same
>> wxPython, same wxWidgets), I am not seeing the same issues.  Does anyone
>> know what might be going on - is there some change in GTK+ 3.15 with
>> respect to widget sizing or a known issue?
>> 
>> Here are a couple of screenshots that illustrate the issue:
>> 
>> Cura in Rawhide:
>> http://www.techie.net/~talbert/wxGTK2_vs_wxGTK3/Cura_GTK3.png
>> 
>> Cura in F21:
>> http://www.techie.net/~talbert/wxGTK2_vs_wxGTK3/Cura_GTK3_F21.png
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Scott
>
> There have been reports of issues appearing in gtk3 3.15.4 that weren't in 
> 3.15.3.  See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1185999

That bug seems to be mainly just about colors being wrong.  But sure 
enough, downgrading to 3.15.3 resolves the widget sizing issues I'm seeing 
too.

Scott


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