Subject: Re: GTK 2.2 install helps DIA problems...
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2003 00:29:33 +0100 (BST)
On Sat, 16 Aug 2003, Michael Adams wrote:
> Date: Sat, 16 Aug 2003 23:08:59 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Michael Adams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Reply-To: email@example.com
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: GTK 2.2 install helps DIA problems...
> I am a frequent user of the Win32 GAIM @
> http://gaim.sourceforge.net &
> run into GTK quirks @ times. Apparently, the latest
> version uses an
> updated GTK runtime that installs into a separate
> directory (default is
> "C:\Program Files\Common Files\GTK\2.0"). You can copy
> the the folders
> in that directory over the existing ones in the
> installed DIA 0.91-2
> folder & eliminate apparently all of the
> "black-window" issues that
> happen beforehand. Also, if you obtain the library via
> a GAIM install,
> GAIM is installable with themes, so the theme you use
> with GAIM may get
> copied over into DIA when you copy the GTK files.
The standalone GTK for windows is available from
no need for messing around with GAIM.
I am surprised that forcibly dropping in the libraries work.
I hope the windows developers will build the next version of Dia using the
shared GTK but I dont know if that is going to happen, I hope they will
take your comments as a recommendation to use the shared GTK.