gtk3 in category gnome

David Baumgold singingwolfboy at
Fri Feb 18 09:32:20 PST 2011

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 3:08 AM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at>wrote:

> On Feb 18, 2011, at 02:05, Rainer Müller wrote:
> > you added a pre-release version of gtk3 a few weeks ago. I was looking
> > into updating it to the final GTK+ 3.0.0. I noticed the new port lives
> > in category gnome while gtk2 is in x11.
> >
> > Was this intentional? In my opinion we should move both into the same
> > category.
> Perhaps the idea was that gtk can be installed without x11 support so maybe
> it doesn't belong in the x11 category. The same argument could be made for
> pango, for example.

I agree that gtk2 and gtk3 should be in the same category, but I figured
that "gnome" was more applicable than "x11", considering that GTK is the
Gnome ToolKit. I'm in favor of moving gtk2 to the gnome category: does
anyone have any objections?
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