GIMP Quartz broken on 10.7, perhaps gtk
ken.cunningham.webuse at gmail.com
Mon Jan 9 00:34:14 UTC 2023
The default x11 installation of gimp works perfectly.
I know that is not the version you want, you want the +quartz version.
But there’s a data point, at least, and a likely clue as to where to look for the issue with font rendering.
> On Jan 8, 2023, at 2:24 PM, Ken Cunningham <ken.cunningham.webuse at gmail.com> wrote:
> I see the same thing on a fresh gimp2 install +quartz on 10.7 (one very tiny patch needed to gimp2 to change NULL -> 0 to keep clang-15 happy, otherwise a no-touch build).
> However, there is no text drawn on any gimp2 windows or dialog boxes, as you noted.
> Installing pan2 +quartz +gtk3, I see the same thing, no text anywhere, and many messages about “drawing failure for widget XYZ: out of memory”.
> So there is clearly something to fix. Perhaps every quartz gtk3 application is broken on 10.7 (and some other systems? — not sure yet).
> Reinstalling pan2 to build as +quartz against the default +gtk2 also shows no text anywhere (but no out of memory errors are revealed in the terminal window, which is probably just inferior default debugging).
> I haven’t tested (as yet) the non-quartz versions of these ports.
> I would write up the simplest possible gtk3 application that displays text, a real “hello world” thing, and then start debugging from there.
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