Commit 146313a3 authored by Raph Levien's avatar Raph Levien
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Better description of gdk_rgb_set_min_colors. Stric pointed out that

the previous documentation suggested using 256 to request a private
colormap, which is currently broken. This was making Mozilla crash.
parent 10ba4fd0
Tue Mar 14 14:17:46 2000 Raph Levien <raph@acm.org>
* gdk/tmpl/rgb.sgml: Better explanation of gdk_rgb_set_min_colors.
Thanks to Stric for spotting it.
2000-03-07 Damon Chaplin <damon@helixcode.com> 2000-03-07 Damon Chaplin <damon@helixcode.com>
* gtk/tmpl/gtkclist.sgml: fix to gtk_clist_set_reorderable(). It * gtk/tmpl/gtkclist.sgml: fix to gtk_clist_set_reorderable(). It
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...@@ -58,11 +58,15 @@ gdk_rgb_set_min_colors (). The default is 5x5x5 (125). If a colorcube ...@@ -58,11 +58,15 @@ gdk_rgb_set_min_colors (). The default is 5x5x5 (125). If a colorcube
of this size or larger can be allocated in the default colormap, then of this size or larger can be allocated in the default colormap, then
that's done. Otherwise, GdkRgb creates its own private colormap. that's done. Otherwise, GdkRgb creates its own private colormap.
Setting it to 0 means that it always tries to use the default Setting it to 0 means that it always tries to use the default
colormap, and setting it to 256 means that it always creates a private colormap, and setting it to 216 means that it always creates a private
one. Note, however, that setting it to 0 doesn't let you get away with one if it cannot allocate the 6x6x6 colormap in the default. If you
ignoring the colormap and visual - a colormap is always created in always want a private colormap (to avoid consuming too many colormap
grayscale and direct color modes, and the visual is changed in cases entries for other apps, say), you can use gdk_rgb_set_install(TRUE).
where a "better" visual than the default is available. Setting the value greater than 216 exercises a bug in older versions
of GdkRgb. Note, however, that setting it to 0 doesn't let you get
away with ignoring the colormap and visual - a colormap is always
created in grayscale and direct color modes, and the visual is changed
in cases where a "better" visual than the default is available.
</para> </para>
<example> <example>
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