Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] [Wireshark-commits] rev 24770: /trunk/packaging/ /trunk/pack
From: Gerald Combs <[email protected]>
Date: Sat, 05 Apr 2008 10:22:08 -0700
Stephen Fisher wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 05, 2008 at 11:25:58AM +1100, Andrew Hood wrote:
> 
>> Does this mean that those of us who have no choice but to run GTK1 
>> versions because Remote Desktop can only be relied on to supply 8 bit 
>> colour will stop getting security related fixes?
> 
> I certainly wouldn't want that to happen.

The plan is to backport security and major bug fixes to the 1.0 trunk at
least until the next stable release. That's why there's a "trunk" and
"trunk-1.0" in the SVN root.

>> Or will the GTK people finally get off their backsides and fix it?
> 
> The GTK+ bug hasn't had activity in a while 
> (http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=438652) unfortunately.  I'm 
> sure they would move faster if someone helped them track down what 
> changed between GTK+ 2.10 and a previous version that didn't have this 
> problem.  Remember that they work for free like us, so motivation and 
> time limits how fast things get fixed (especially since they have tons 
> of bugs open).

I've pinged the bug.