Re: [Gtk-osx-users] GTK-OSX not clipping between non-toplevel sibling widgets

On Jul 7, 2009, at 3:15 PM, Ken Cheetham wrote:

> Hello -- We have a cross-platform windowing system written in lisp,
> which on the Linux platform is built on top of GTK, where it works  
> fine.
> Now I'm trying to bring it up on GTK-OSX, and there's a basic problem.
> It comes up and runs, but from what I'm seeing on the screen, it  
> appears
> that it's not doing basic clipping between non-top-level windows (GTK
> widgets), and so a window often gets drawn over sibling or cousin
> windows that are in front of it.  This includes widgets that GTK draws
> as well as widgets that we're drawing.  Is there a known difference
> related to this in GTK-OSX, or should it work the same as on X?  Can
> anyone suggest what parts of the GTK API I should be looking at in our
> code to debug this?  I'm not seeing anything in the GTK API that would
> give me control over clipping between windows, other than the
> GDK_CLIP_BY_CHILDREN flag, though that flag is presumably on by  
> default
> and it doesn't help to enable it explicitly.
> Ken Cheetham                          cheetham franz com
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Sorry, I haven't any idea -- I don't even understand what  you mean by  
You'll have to try the GTK list ( 

John Ralls

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