Re: [gtk-list] Re: GTK+ GUI target for emacs?

On Tue, 28 Dec 1999 23:49:21 -0500, wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Dec 1999 03:34:48 CST, Will Benton <>  said:
>> I guess I'm also wondering why this hasn't been done yet.  Is GTK that 
>> different from the other toolkits (or is the UI and the main app so 
>> tightly coupled in emacs) that this is really a major undertaking?
> I can't speak for FSF Emacs, but the XEmacs crew was just discussing this
> point.  The major hassle seems to be that the GTK event loop isn't compatible
> with the Xt event loop (which is used by a lot of other stuff in XEmacs via
> XtAddAppInput() to monitor other file descriptors/etc).
> If this is incorrect, *please* let me know so I can pass the info along.

If XtAddAppInput() just monitors file descriptors, then gdk_input_add()
can replace that function (sorry, I don't have Xt manuals here).


J.A.K. (Erik) Mouw, Information and Communication Theory Group, Department
of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Information Technology and Systems,
Delft University of Technology, PO BOX 5031,  2600 GA Delft, The Netherlands
Phone: +31-15-2785859  Fax: +31-15-2781843  Email

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