[gtk-server] Re: GTK Server ".cfg" File

  • From: Sunburned Surveyor <sunburned.surveyor@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gtk-server@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2005 16:55:35 -0800

Thanks for your efforts Peter. I'll take a further look at Mozilla
when I get some more C experience. In the meantime. I'm sure the
ability to use ither GTK libraries will be useful.

Thanks again,


On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 01:21:19 +0100, Peter van Eerten
<administrator@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Landon,
> And now for some bad news ;-)
> As you may know, the GTK-server opens libraries to lookup GTK functions. This 
> is
> the basic principle of the GTK-server. Looking deeper into the widget you want
> to use - GtkMozEmbed - it appears that this widget is not kept in a separate
> library (e.g. DLL).
> I hacked through all the files in the Mozilla-tree but none of them contains 
> any
> functions related to GtkMozEmbed.
> From the Mozilla website it is only possible to download the source .CPP and
> header file, to add them to any of your own C/C++ programs.
> In other words: the GTK-server cannot use this widget 'out of the box'. You 
> need
> to create a DLL for the GtkMozEmbed-widget yourself first, based on the source
> .CPP and header file provided by the Mozilla website, and then you can use it
> with the GTK-server.
> Good luck with your C-experiences, take your time,
> Regards,
> Peter
> Citeren Sunburned Surveyor <sunburned.surveyor@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > Peter,
> >
> > That is Awesome!! I will download the new version of GTK-Server as
> > soon as I have the opportunity. I plan to start on the newLisp
> > Application to convert Glade XML files to newLisp/GTK-Server scripts
> > in the next couple of weeks. I'm still getting a handle on some of the
> > newLisp syntax. Thank you for your great efforts! I'll let you know
> > how it works when I get a chance to test it, but it may be a couple of
> > weeks.
> >
> > Thanks again,
> >
> > Landon
> >
> > P.S. - I've decided to learn C before I tackle C++, so perhaps I will
> > have the chance to contribute to the GTK-Server. ( Will  have to see
> > how a rookie Java programmer picks up C.:] )

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