Re: theme engine install dir question

On Fri, 2002-05-03 at 14:09, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Hi,
> Seth Nickell <snickell stanford edu> writes:
> > So I'm current installing Crux to $(libdir)/gtk-2.0/engines. It seems to
> > work fine here, but I notice that gtk-engines installs into
> > $(libdir)/gtk-2.0/$(GTK_VERSION)/engines.
> no, theme engines install into
>  $(libdir)/gtk-2.0/$(GTK_BINARY_VERSION)/engines. 
> You can obtain the binary version by using
>  pkg-config --variable=gtk_binary_version gtk+-2.0
> > Am I correct in supposing that if I build binary packages that install
> > into lib/gtk-2.0/2.0.0/Crux but the user has GTK 2.0.3 they wouldn't be
> > able to use the theme? Worse, won't the theme show up in the list but
> > the engine library won't be available causing a broken theme to show up?
> The binary version will stay 2.0.0 as long as GTK+-2.0 remains binary
> compatible.

Aha! That's what I needed to know, thanks.


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