[Gambas-user] Initial support for making AppImage

Benoît Minisini benoit.minisini at gambas-basic.org
Fri Sep 8 22:30:26 CEST 2023

Le 08/09/2023 à 22:27, T Lee Davidson a écrit :
> On 9/5/23 07:03, Benoît Minisini wrote:
>> - The resulting AppImage files are big (at least 50 Mb) and slow to 
>> start (I mean slower than it should).
> Just FYI:
> Specifying either gb.gtk3 or gb.qt5, as opposed to gb.gui, saves 9-10Mb 
> in the resulting appimage.

Of course. If you choose 'gb.gui', I can't guess what you want, so I 
insert both of them.

> The simple "hello world" command-line app is only 5Mb.
> Using gb.gtk3 appears to launch slightly faster.
> Side note: With either GUI toolkit, showing a Message.Info dialog 
> produced "gb.form: warning: unable to load gb.form.stock component" on 
> the console.

Yes, that component must be added even if you don't check it in your 
project, because it is often loaded at runtime to get the beautiful 
icons I made :-).


Benoît Minisini.

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