Two GTK Versions

Peter Keller muzh at
Fri Feb 6 20:38:29 PST 2004

On Sat, 07 Feb 2004 02:49, John Green wrote:
> Hi,
> The BLFS book includes GTK+-1.2.10 and GTK+-2.2.4 but does not
> explain the relationship between them.  I had some apps that
> expect GTK-1 and some that expect GTK-2, so I installed
> GTK+-1.2.10 and GTK+-2.2.4, in that order.  Was that correct?
> A sentence or two to clarify the matter might help other puzzled
> and uncertain wanderers.
> John Green

I regard GTK+-1.x and GTK+-2.x as being two independent libraries, 
incompatible with each other.
I have installed them side-by-side in --prefix=/usr and am having no problems.  
Duting compiling, the various programmes seem to be finding the correct GTK+ 
version automatically.

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