Ethereal-dev: [Ethereal-dev] RE: Why is gdk_display_get_default() used in hostlist/conversatio

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From: "Palmer Thomas J Civ HQ SSG/ENEM" <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 12:24:06 -0500
> Hi!
> 
> Is there a reason gdk_display_get_default() is used? Ronnie 
> noted, that 
> this function is only available from GTK2.2
> 
> On my machine:
> 
> disp = gdk_display_get_default();
> cb = gtk_clipboard_get_for_display (disp,GDK_SELECTION_CLIPBOARD);
> 
> (available only in GTK2.2) works the same way as:
> 
> cb = gtk_clipboard_get(GDK_SELECTION_CLIPBOARD);
> 
> and the later will also work on GTK2.0
> 
> So is there a reason to use gdk_display_get_default()? Otherwise we 
> could use the gtk_clipboard_get() function which is working on all 
> GTK2.x versions.
The reason I used the gdk_display_get_default() is that the gtk_clipboard_get_for_display() required a display object as a parameter. I didn't realize that the gdk_display_get_default() was only available in GTK2.2 and above. Therefore, it didn't occur to me that I should use the gtk_clipboard_get() function instead.  I agree that the gdk_display_get_default() should be replaced as you suggest. I'm a newbie to GTK and still stumbling. 
				tjp

> 
> BTW: Do you have any additional infos on this clipboard thing?
The reference info I used is here http://developer.gnome.org/doc/API/2.0/gtk/gtk-Clipboards.html.
> 
> Regards, ULFL
>