RE: GTK themes on Win32

Matt.Wilkie (
Wed, 8 Sep 1999 16:23:40 -0700

>> Is anybody working on or figured out how to get AbiWord to
>>use GTK themes in Windows?
>AbiWord does not use GTK in Windows at all; it only uses
>customize these things, the only solution would be to do lots
>of work to get the Unix branch of AbiWord to build in Win32.

Ah well. Maybe next year. :)

>> I've been using Gimp32 w/gtk themes several months now
>As I understand it, the Win32 Gimp port uses GTK as its display
>library, but has #ifdefs for all the Unix/Win32 specific file or
>plug-in code. Last I knew Gimp used pipes for plug-in
>communication, so I have no clue how it's working on Windows
>(which doesn't support pipes as Unix knows them).

The Gimp32 homepage* says something about passing info to the
plugins via the command line or alternatively compiling gtk+ to use
cygwin.dll. I don't understand so I'll leave it at that. :)

Thanks for the response Shaw,



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