Commit d0c95b51 authored by GMT 2003  Tony Gale's avatar GMT 2003 Tony Gale Committed by Tony Gale

start 2.x Section 4 updates

Mon Nov 24 13:47:39 GMT 2003  Tony Gale <gale@gtk.org>

        * docs/faq/gtk-faq.sgml: start 2.x Section 4 updates
parent b7becec1
Mon Nov 24 13:47:39 GMT 2003 Tony Gale <gale@gtk.org>
* docs/faq/gtk-faq.sgml: start 2.x Section 4 updates
Mon Nov 24 04:05:15 2003 Soeren Sandmann <sandmann@daimi.au.dk>
* gtk/gtkradiotoolbutton.[ch]
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Mon Nov 24 13:47:39 GMT 2003 Tony Gale <gale@gtk.org>
* docs/faq/gtk-faq.sgml: start 2.x Section 4 updates
Mon Nov 24 04:05:15 2003 Soeren Sandmann <sandmann@daimi.au.dk>
* gtk/gtkradiotoolbutton.[ch]
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Mon Nov 24 13:47:39 GMT 2003 Tony Gale <gale@gtk.org>
* docs/faq/gtk-faq.sgml: start 2.x Section 4 updates
Mon Nov 24 04:05:15 2003 Soeren Sandmann <sandmann@daimi.au.dk>
* gtk/gtkradiotoolbutton.[ch]
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Mon Nov 24 13:47:39 GMT 2003 Tony Gale <gale@gtk.org>
* docs/faq/gtk-faq.sgml: start 2.x Section 4 updates
Mon Nov 24 04:05:15 2003 Soeren Sandmann <sandmann@daimi.au.dk>
* gtk/gtkradiotoolbutton.[ch]
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Mon Nov 24 13:47:39 GMT 2003 Tony Gale <gale@gtk.org>
* docs/faq/gtk-faq.sgml: start 2.x Section 4 updates
Mon Nov 24 04:05:15 2003 Soeren Sandmann <sandmann@daimi.au.dk>
* gtk/gtkradiotoolbutton.[ch]
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......@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
<book>
<bookinfo>
<date>November 20th 2003</date>
<date>November 24th 2003</date>
<title>GTK+ FAQ</title>
<authorgroup>
<author>
......@@ -820,7 +820,7 @@ However, bindings for many other languages are available.</para>
<!-- ----------------------------------------------------------------- -->
<sect1>
<title>How do I get started?</title>
<title>How do I get started? <emphasis>[GTK 2.x]</emphasis></title>
<para>So, after you have installed GTK+ there are a couple of
things that can ease you into developing applications with
......@@ -830,10 +830,10 @@ http://www.gtk.org/tutorial/</ulink>, which is undergoing
development. This will introduce you to writing applications
using C.</para>
<para>The Tutorial doesn't (yet) contain information on all of
<para>The GTK+ Tutorial doesn't contain information on all of
the widgets that are in GTK+. For example code on how to use
the basics of all the GTK+ widgets you should look at the file
gtk/testgtk.c (and associated source files) within the GTK+
the basics of all the GTK+ widgets you should look in the
directory 'tests' (and associated source files) within the GTK+
distribution. Looking at these examples will give you a good
grounding on what the widgets can do.</para>
......@@ -869,11 +869,18 @@ http://developer.gnome.org/doc/API/2.0/libglade/libglade-notes.html#libglade-bas
<sect1>
<title>How do I write security sensitive/SUID/SGID programs with GTK+?
Is GTK+ secure? What's this GTK_MODULES security hole I heard about?</title>
Is GTK+ secure? What's this GTK_MODULES security hole I heard about?
<emphasis>[GTK 2.x]</emphasis></title>
<para>The short answer to this question is: Don't write SUID/SGID
<para>The short answer to this question is: you can't, so don't write SUID/SGID
programs with GTK+</para>
<para>GTK+ will refuse to run with elevated privileges, as it is not designed
to be used in this manner. The only correct way to write a setuid program with
a graphical user interface is to have a setuid backend that communicates with
the non-setuid graphical user interface via a mechanism such as a pipe and that
considers the input it receives to be untrusted.</para>
<para>For a more thorough explanation of the GTK+ Developers position on
this issue see <ulink
url="http://www.gtk.org/setuid.html">http://www.gtk.org/setuid.html</ulink>.</para>
......@@ -887,7 +894,7 @@ url="http://www.gtk.org/setuid.html">http://www.gtk.org/setuid.html</ulink>.</pa
but it failed. Any clue? <emphasis>[GTK 2.x]</emphasis></title>
<para>Since you are good at coding, we will not deal with
compile time error here :)</para>
compile time errors here :)</para>
<para>The classic command line to compile a GTK+ based program is</para>
<para><literallayout>
......@@ -896,7 +903,7 @@ compile time error here :)</para>
<para>You should notice the backquote character which is used
in this command line. A common mistake when you start a GTK+
based development is to use quote instead of backquotes. If
based development is to use quotes instead of backquotes. If
you do so, the compiler will complain about an unknown file
called <filename>pkg-config gtk+-2.0 --cflags --libs</filename>. The
text in backquotes is an instruction to your shell to
......@@ -924,7 +931,7 @@ needed libraries.</simpara>
<title>What about using the <command>make</command>
utility? <emphasis>[GTK 2.x]</emphasis></title>
<para>This is a sample makefile which compile a GTK+ based
<para>This is a sample makefile which compiles a GTK+ based
program:</para>
<programlisting role="C">
......@@ -954,14 +961,14 @@ should read either the related man page or the relevant info file.</para>
<sect1>
<title>I use the backquote stuff in my makefiles, but my make
process failed.</title>
process failed. <emphasis>[GTK 2.x]</emphasis></title>
<para>The backquote construction seems to not be accepted by
some old <command>make</command> utilities. If you use one of these, the
make process will probably fail. In order to have the
backquote syntax working again, you should use the GNU make
utility (get it on the GNU ftp server at <ulink
url="ftp://ftp.gnu.org/">ftp://ftp.gnu.org/</ulink>).</para>
url="ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/make/">ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/make/</ulink>).</para>
</sect1>
......@@ -985,7 +992,7 @@ relevant packages. These are:</para>
</listitem>
</itemizedlist>
<para>You'll find these packages on the GNU main ftp server
<para>You'll find these packages on the main GNU ftp server
(<ulink url="ftp://ftp.gnu.org/">ftp://ftp.gnu.org/</ulink>)
or on any GNU mirror.</para>
......@@ -1053,7 +1060,7 @@ resources that deal with autoconf and automake).</para>
<sect1>
<title>I try to debug my GTK+ application with gdb, but it
hangs my X server when I hit some breakpoint. Any
Idea?</title>
Idea? <emphasis>[GTK 2.x]</emphasis></title>
<para>From Federico Mena Quintero:</para>
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