Re: GNOME/GTK versions

On Thu, 2003-04-24 at 17:25, dan davidson conexant com wrote:
> Hello,
> I hate to ask a question that may be obvious to some, but-->
> Do X GUI applications built under GTK 1.2 (RH 7.2) run on newer versions
> (GTK2.0/RH7.3, GTK2.0/RH8, and GKT2.2/RH9)?

Yes, well.. it depends on. If you have installed the (old) gtk 1.2
libraries then it will work. On RedHat 8.0 and RedHat 9 the (old) Gtk
1.2 applications will have a similar theme as the (new) Gtk 2.x

On RH8.0 and RH9 those (old) libraries are, afaik, installed by default.

> If not, is there a method to determine the GTK version (e.g., 1.2 or 2.0,
> etc.) from a shell script so that the shell script can run the correct
> application built for that system?

Philip Van Hoof <spam freax be>
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