[Lazarus] malformed ifdef in gtkdefines.inc

Vincent Snijders vsnijders at vodafonevast.nl
Sat Nov 8 20:59:38 CET 2008

ik schreef:
> On Sat, Nov 8, 2008 at 8:17 PM, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho
> <felipemonteiro.carvalho at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 8, 2008 at 2:55 PM, ik <idokan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I guess, but I can't find it.
>>> So what can we do in order to make it work with GTK_2_8 symbol other
>>> then adding the -dGTK_2_8 ?
>> Isn't that enougth?
>> The default is 2.6+
>> If you wish to use 2.8 specific features then compile LCL with the define
> You are missing the point (And 2.6 is very old version of GTK. GTK
> 2.14 is the latest).

Even debian stable is having 2.8, as far as I can see, so maybe things 
are changing slowly.

> The point is that in order for BiDi to work with Lazarus (specially
> with menus) we must have the define enabled by default. I'm trying to
> make Lazarus to support Bi-Directional UI, and this is a blocker (if I
> need to tell everyone who needs it to recompile lazarus and LCL with
> such define) and I'm very frustrated from Lazarus after seeing that it
> is not simple enough to achieve such tasks.

You could try to dynamically load the needed 2.8 functions and turn on 
bidi support if it 2.8 is not available.


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