GTKDFB 2.8.3 status and g-i theming
During the currect week Mike Emmel has fixed many bugs in the DFB
backend to GTK: actually it's possible compiling the GIMP (an hard
testbenck for any GDK backand) against GTKDFB 2.8.3 and running it in a
Some interest for the GTKDFB project showed up in the gtk-devel mailing
list, even if GTK main developers are still waiting to see what will
The standard pixbuf theme engine (libpixbuf.so) for GTK has proved to
work with GTKDFB , so i propose to use this to do g-i theming:
is this a good choice in your opinion?
If we choose to use this theme engine (whose GTKX binary is provided by
gtk2-engines-pixbuf ) we should later compile this library (provided by
standard libgtk sources) against GDKDFB and package it into an udeb.
Does someone volunteer for creating a default theme for the g-i?
Actually a "DebianRed" theme do exists, but it doesn't provide graphics
For sure we'll be plenty of time to work on g-i theming during the
 https://debian.polito.it/downloads/gimp_gtkdfb.png (Grand Canyon
theme used here)