[Gambas-user] About Gambas and Wayland

Martin mbelmonte at belmotek.net
Tue Dec 22 11:38:24 CET 2020

Tanks Benoît, I will see it in my testing machine.


On 22/12/20 0:11, Benoît Minisini wrote:
> Hi,
> I have just merged the support for Wayland in the two GUI components 
> gb.qt5 and gb.gtk3.
> A few important things to note:
> 1) gb.gtk and gb.qt4 won't support wayland.
> 2) Wayland support in the toolkits, GTK+3 and QT5, is not really 
> finished, so you will have a lot of little annoying problems. It's 
> usually the window manager's fault - we must say "compositor" now with 
> Wayland. If you have a problem with Gnome window manager, you may not 
> have it with KDE window manager. And conversely.
> 3) Some GTK+3 menu popups are not displayed at the right position at 
> the moment, but I may be able to fix that.
> 4) Desktop.Platform will tell you which platform you are using. It 
> returns "x11" or "wayland".
> 5) You cannot choose the platform at the moment. The underlying 
> toolkit decides.
> Well, we must hope that support from GTK+3, QT5 and the different 
> window managers will be better in the future.
> Enjoy it anyway!

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