Compatibility problems with latest GTK+ applications

John Layt jlayt at
Fri May 9 12:34:02 BST 2014

On 9 May 2014 10:04, Martin Gräßlin <mgraesslin at> wrote:
> XFCE is affected in that way that GTK developers opened bug reports against
> XFCE that their window manager is broken (stating it's the only one not
> supporting that, well KWin neither).

That's not exactly the way to win friends and influence people :-)

> I'm not sure whether it's opt-in. Using the gtk3-demo and the gallery one can
> find many examples which enforce client-side-decorations. E.g. the standard
> message box dialog example.

If the standard dialogs have it forced, then that does become a big
issue.  If an app chooses to not work cross-desktop that's their
problem, but if an app that wants to be cross-desktop suddenly finds
the standard dialogs don't work then that's a bad thing.

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