Re: [hackers] [surf] [PATCH] Revert "Get rid of getkbdevice"

From: Quentin Rameau <>
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:39:48 +0200

Hi Nick,

> The webkit2 branch of surf recently started using a function that
> requires GTK 3.20+, which was only released on 2016-03-21.

That's true.
Also, 2016-03-21 was five months ago.

> I'm
> running Debian Jessie, which means it would be rather non-trivial to
> install such a version, so I'd prefer that the old method is used
> instead.
> This patch reverts that commit, and surf is now buildable again on
> my system with GTK 3.14. Whether you want to take this patch
> upstream, I don't know, but it's here if you do.

Of course, you understand we won't revert commits because you are using
old software version on your system.
You're free to locally patch your surf version though, of course.

But don't hesitate to report any other issue you may have with
surf-webkit2, thanks!
Received on Thu Aug 18 2016 - 12:39:48 CEST

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