GTK widget sizing in Rawhide

Scott Talbert swt at techie.net
Thu Feb 12 05:00:11 UTC 2015


On Sat, 7 Feb 2015, Scott Talbert 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.

And it looks like the widget sizing issues I was seeing are resolved in 
GTK+ 3.15.6.

Thanks,
Scott


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