[Slackbuilds-users] wx(GTK|Python)-2.8 vs. wxGTK-3.0

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Tue Sep 9 21:29:53 UTC 2014

On Tue, 9 Sep 2014, B Watson wrote:

> Ran into trouble building stuff that uses wxWidgets. The 2.x and 3.x branches
> aren't API-compatible...
> from the wxGTK3 README: "wxGTK3 can be installed alongside with wxGTK."
> This is true, except for one detail: the symlink at /usr/bin/wx-config
> gets overwritten when wxGTK3 is installed.

   This has been the case for a while now. I get by without wxGTK3 (only
wxGTK-2.8.12-i486-3_SBo) with wxPython- and Python-2.7.5.


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