[fpc-pascal] which GUI (noob)

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Tue Aug 4 18:35:16 CEST 2015

Peter wrote:
> On 03/08/15 15:41, Gour wrote:> > I probably do not need full power of GTK2(3) or Qt toolkit, 
> I would advise anyway against using LCL (Qt) on Linux at the moment.I understand its based on Qt4, and Qt4 is being dropped in favour ofQt5. At the very least, check how long your distribution will besupporting Qt4.
> http://perezmeyer.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/early-announce-qt4-removal-in-jessie1.html
> I don't think you will get a complete GTK3 in the LCL either at themoment. Its 'alpha' status according to the wiki.

That's going to be a problem. On x86 and x86-64 Jessie, my experience so 
far is that GTK2 doesn't work and that Qt is the only viable option.

GOK what it's like on other platforms that might not have such a 
well-tested Qt etc.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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