>>>> "Les" == Les Schaffer
Les> i just now built 21.4.5 and have the same exact problems. is
Les> there an interest in fixing the gtk bugs or not?
I very interested in having them fixed, but not at the expense of the
stability of the 21.4 line. I personally don't have the time, nor the
expertise, to work on them, and that also implies that it would take
far too much time to judge whether they're "safe" or not. This
implies draconian restrictions on the patches I can accept for 21.4.
The GTK stuff is explicitly listed as "experimental". What it means
is that in practice what gets fixed is what the GTK groks (mostly Bill
Perry) feel like working on, and that mostly in the 21.5 line. You
might try building 21.5.3 and seeing if that works any better.
If you really want the GTK stuff to improve soon (it _is_ on _my_
radar, but it's tagged "Cessna going the other way", and I've got
plenty of incoming ICBMs to pay attention to), I would suggest
(1) Politely contacting Bill Perry <wmperry(a)aventail.com> and finding
out what his plans are.
(2) Searching the xemacs-beta and xemacs-buildreports mailing lists
for people who post about and/or build the GTK port, and contacting
them to see if you can get a circle of active developers and testers
started to support Bill.
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