This week in GTK+ – 24

In this last week, the master branch of GTK+ has seen 46 commits, with 1541 lines added and 3471 lines removed.

Planning and status
  • Emmanuele Bassi outlined a list of items to work on GSK on the wiki
  • The GTK+ road map is available on the wiki.
Notable changes

On the master branch:

  • Matthias Clasen worked on removing the custom -gtk-gradient CSS function and ensured that the standard radial-gradient and linear-gradient functions worked as defined by the CSS specifications
  • Lapo Calamandrei ported Adwaita and other themes shipped by GTK+ to the standard CSS gradient definitions
  • Benjamin Otte introduced a GskTexture API inside GSK to cache icon assets from GTK+ and avoid multiple texture uploads
  • Timm Bäder removed the custom style properties used by GtkTreeView and GtkToolItemGroup, and replaced them with standard CSS properties
  • Timm also removed the appears-as-list custom style property from GtkComboBox

On the 3.22 stable branch:

  • Matthias Clasen released GTK+ 3.22.3
  • Chun-wei Fan merged the HiDPI display support for Windows
Bugs fixed
  • 774097 GtkPrintOperation should not truncate job names
  • 772075 GTK+ uses a lot more CPU under Wayland than under X11
  • 773916 GtkComposeTable caches broken: using a same ~/.XCompose does not work twice in a row
  • 773979 GdkGLContext does not chain finalize handler
  • 774046 GtkSpinButton does not always unref priv->{up,down}_button
  • 774066 GtkHeaderBar does not unref all GtkBox and GtkSeparator it creates
  • 774185 GtkPlacesSidebar does not unref itself as many times as it references
Getting involved

Interested in working on GTK+? Look at the list of bugs for newcomers and join the IRC channel #gtk+ on irc.gnome.org.

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