Re: GMime as an external dependency

On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 10:18 AM, Sandy
Armstrong<sanfordarmstrong gmail com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 9:41 AM, Andre Klapper<ak-47 gmx net> wrote:
>> Am Freitag, den 24.07.2009, 10:59 -0500 schrieb Mike Kestner:
>>> Yes, gtk-sharp-2-12-branch is the stable and probably final 2.x branch
>>> for gtk-sharp. The trunk branch will target gtk 3.0 when it is released.
>>> The 2.12 branch should be used for future 2.x builds.
>>> trunk is still 2.x for gnome-sharp and gnome-desktop-sharp.  I'll send a
>>> message to d-d-l if/when they switch to 3.0.
>> Does this actually mean that cleanup bugs like
>> or
>> that require GTK API that was introduced after GTK 2.12 cannot be fixed
>> before GTK3 gets released?
>> If so this totally blocks GTK3 readiness for applications that depend on
>> gtk-sharp I assume?
> Well, as stated in at least the Tomboy bug above, we should be able to
> work around this even if we are using gtk-sharp 2.12.  We can just
> DllImport the new API ourselves.  F-Spot has a project on gitorious
> (called gtk-sharp-beans, I think) where they maintain a few post-2.12
> pieces of API that they use, so gtk-sharp being stuck on 2.12 is not
> too big a hindrance for us.
> So to be clear, that Tomboy bug does not block on updates to
> gtk-sharp, and is targeted to be fixed by Tomboy developers before
> GNOME 2.28.

Turns out gtk-sharp-beans already had done the work for me, so I
borrowed a file from Stephane and pushed the fix to master. is now fixed.

Glad this came up,

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