Commit 62918996 authored by Matthias Clasen's avatar Matthias Clasen

Add a note about text view issues

Mention text view background problems and the draw_layer
vfunc in the release notes.
parent 41b53ca6
......@@ -99,6 +99,14 @@ Release notes for 3.14
to be problematic. This combination is using code paths in cairo and
graphics drivers which are rarely tested and likely buggy.
* GtkTextView is now using a pixel-cache internally, and is drawing
a background underneath the text. This can cause problems for applications
which assumed that they could draw things below and above the text
by chaining up in the ::draw implementation of their GtkTextView subclass.
As a short-term workaround, you can make the application apply a
custom theme to the text view with a transparent background. For
a proper fix, use the new ::draw_layer vfunc.
Release notes for 3.12
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