Optimization team update (11/23 ~ 11/29)

Holger Freyther zecke at selfish.org
Mon Dec 8 14:20:17 CET 2008

Am 08.12.2008 um 13:38 schrieb Joseph Reeves:

> GTK support seems mildly improved in the testing release, but I'm
> still having big troubles with it. Note, that relatively simple GTK
> apps, such as TangoGPS work without issue.
> We're running a complex GTK app:  http://gvsigmobileonopenmoko.wordpress.com/
> It works perfectly on 2007.2, but on 2008.x releases it suffers from
> multiple problems; layouting and stability seem to the big ones. It is
> improved when running on the latest testing release, but still not up
> to the standard of GTK applications on 2007.2.
> We were promised that we wouldn't need to worry about Openmoko moving
> away from GTK as the latest releases would still run GTK applications.
> However performance is clearly below an acceptable level.

Yes, please file bugs. Please also attach the versions of cairo, gtk+,  
glib, pango from Om2007.2 and Om2008.8.

Did you try to use a different theme engine? Is that changing the  


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