Help with dialogs in perl Gtk
- From: Mik Firestone <fireston lexmark com>
- To: gtk-list redhat com
- Subject: Help with dialogs in perl Gtk
- Date: Thu, 17 Sep 1998 15:37:09 -0400 (EDT)
1. If I need to RTFM, tell me which FM to read. I checked through the FAQ,
through the tutorial and browsed the function index and did not see
anything immediately obvious.
2. If this is the wrong list I will shutup if somebody can point me in a better
Having finished that, my problem is quite simple. I am trying to create a
dialog box such that the program waits until the user has answered said dialog
I read the FAQ and discovered how to go modal using gtk_grab_add, which works
to a point - the user is forced to respond to the dialog box before he/she can
do anything more. However, it seems the program is under no such constraint.
I have tried adding some elemental semaphores but either my theory days are
far enough gone I can no longer implement semaphores correctly or I have
radically misunderstood ( the latter being the most likely ). Basically, I
call $dialog->show and then wait for the semaphores. The dialog box is never
drawn and I wait forever.
I have also messed with gtk_timeout_add, but from my experiments and from the
test programs it doesn't seem to be the correct tool for the job.
What have I missed?
Oh, yeah. I am using gtk v1.0.5 and Gtk v0.3.
Thanks for the help,
Mik Firestone firstname.lastname@example.org
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