Commit 4eac8168 authored by Matthias Clasen's avatar Matthias Clasen
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Update NEWS for 2.91.0

parent 8fdcd4bf
Overview of Changes from GTK+ 2.90.7 to 2.91.0
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* The rendering cleanup work has landed. This is a large change that
affects many APIs.
- All gtkstyle functions have been changed to take a cairo_t argument
instead of a window + area.
- GdkPixmap is gone. APIs that took pixmaps are being replaced by ones
that take pixbufs or cairo surfaces, or regions (where pixmaps were
used as masks). In background handling, pixmaps have been replaced
by cairo patterns, see gdk_window_set_background_pattern().
- GdkColormap is gone. It is replaced by visuals, see
gtk_widget_set_visual().
- The ::expose-event signal on GtkWidget has been replaced by a
::draw signal.
- gtk_widget_get_snapshot() has been removed. Instead, gtk_widget_draw()
can render a widget onto an cairo_t.
* The GtkSizeRequest interface has been merged into GtkWidget, and
GtkCellSizeRequest has been merged into GtkCellRenderer. The wrapper
functions have been renamed to include 'preferred', e.g
gtk_size_request_get_width() is now gtk_widget_get_preferred_width()
and gtk_cell_size_request_get_width_for_height() is now
gtk_cell_renderer_get_preferred_width_for_height().
* GtkObject has been removed. The ::destroy signal has been moved
to GtkWidget. At the same time, GtkWidgetFlags have been removed,
they already had getters and setters anyway.
* GtkWidget has gained generic alignment and padding properties:
halign, valign, margin-left, margin-right, margin-top, margin-bottom
These can be used instead of container-specific child properties or
GtkMisc and GtkAlignment widgets.
* Container widgets can now let GTK+ handle border-width for them, using
gtk_container_class_handle_border_width()
* The GtkEditableClass struct has been renamed to GtkEditableInterface
* Mouse wheel scrolling has been removed from GtkNotebook
* The default policy for scrolled windows has been changed to 'automatic'
* Global url hooks have been removed from GtkAboutDialog and GtkLinkButton
* The global window creation hook has been removed from GtkNotebook
* The error handling in GDK has been modernized and avoids synchronizing
X requests as much as possible
* Fixed Bugs:
323904 GtkEditable header is slightly incorrect
339745 Return value of gtk_link_button_set_uri_hook not usable
468672 GTK_POLICY_AUTOMATIC should be the default policy...
486839 Filechooser 'Places' items should not move up and down...
601731 Drag and Drop from Workspace to Activities Overview
617316 Move documentation to inline comments: GtkEditable
621590 Add length to gtk_tree_path_get_indices
623664 Missing accessors for gtk_menu_get_position_func{,_data}
628829 Chain get_width_for_height default impl to vfunc...
629177 Do not use deprecated gtk_widget_get_child_requisition()
629277 Hanging because do_syntheszie_crossing_event is called...
629387 Use gint16 for GtkBorder
629598 Do not use deprecated gtk_widget_size_request()
629608 Revamp and modernize X error traps
629733 There is a misprint in the description of the gtk_check_...
629748 Fails to build without XComposite
629785 Do not use deprecated gtk_cell_renderer_get_size()
630033 Improve tests for X error traps, fix two bugs
630226 Removing tab scrolling from GtkNotebook
630520 Don't try to unref event->dnd.context unconditionally...
630521 Remove some remaining API warts from tab dnd api
630532 invalid drop point in drag-data-received callback
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Overview of Changes from GTK+ 2.90.6 to 2.90.7
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