[Freewx-maint] Migrating to GTK+3 packages

Olly Betts olly at survex.com
Wed Apr 4 22:03:09 UTC 2018

On 29 March 2018 at 07:10, Olly Betts <olly at survex.com> wrote:
> On 28 March 2018 at 12:39, Scott Talbert <swt at techie.net> wrote:
>> Cool.  Any major problems so far?
> No problems at all, though I already tested the last three a few
> months ago and reported the issues I found upstream so for those that
> only really means that I didn't miss anything, nothing has regressed,
> and nothing new was introduced.

There was a minor blip with libwx-perl - it needed two small patches:


And the tests failed until I made it use a 16-bit colour depth xvfb
instead of the default 8-bit.

>> What do you think is best?  I'm happy to help with filing bugs.
> I think the transition tracker is the best first step, as that means
> we then have an auto-updating view of progress and it automatically
> gently prods maintainers.
> I'm happy to request one.


Also, wxpython3.0 cleared NEW today.

I suggest we wait a week or so to see if any bugs are thrown up by the
migrations so far, and if things look OK start to nudge with a mail to
announce the transition and by filing bugs.


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