Re: Win32 again
- From: John McDermott <jjm jkintl com>
- To: "Robert G. Werner" <rwerner mail microbsys com>
- Cc: gtk-perl-list <gtk-perl-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Win32 again
- Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 14:22:34 -0700
"Robert G. Werner" wrote:
I do think a Win32 port of Gtk-perl would take a Win32 port of
gtk+(i.e. gtk+ using native Win32 calls rather than the Cygwin port).
Last I heard that port was in some difficulty or inactive (however,
I haven't followed this closely so I could be wrong about that).
Work continues. See
http://www.gimp.org/~tml/gimp/win32//new-downloads.html for a completely
new version. It is GTK+ 1.3.0, but it *is* for windows. It is newer
than what was used for the gimp. Some files are dated Feb 2002...
If you are looking for a windowing toolkit for perl under Win32,
check out Tk. It has been ported to use native Win32 calls and the
calling syntax is the same, as far as I know, across multiple
I have used tk for some time, particularly with tcl. I'd probably go
with wxWindows for a cross-platform environment if I had to do a
complete rewrite of my code.
John McDermott, Writer and Consultant
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