Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 136861
The GIMP does not use GtkFileChooser
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:52 EST
The GIMP (or our packages, at least) appears to have its own file selection
dialog, rather than the new GtkFileChooser dialog which is used by the rest of
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run the GIMP
2. select File->Open
Ugly file selection dialog appears, which is inconsistent with the rest of the
A GtkFileChooser dialog should appear, for consistency with the rest of the desktop
This also affects File->Save As, and no doubt various other places within the
I'm not sure what the politics of this is WRT to getting this change upstream,
however I feel that our packages should consistently be using the new dialog.
This was using: gimp-2.0.5-3
There are 26 source files where we'd need to change from
GtkFileSelection to GtkFileChooser API. You obviously know better how
much effort this is -- is it worth it considering that we're way past
freeze for FC3 and we'll get this for free with GIMP 2.2?
Fair enough - no, I don't see this happening for FC3.
I just wanted to flag it as an issue; sounds like it will be fixed in
the RHEL5/FC4 timeframe. Thanks.
gimp-2.2-pre uses the new file chooser