GTK+ Wayland Now Supports HiDPI Cursors
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 17 March 2015 at 08:10 AM EDT. 6 Comments
GNOME --
Matthias Clasen has released the latest GTK+ 3.15 development release that's near final and about ready to be named GTK+ 3.16.

Yesterday's GTK+ 3.15.12 release brings improvements to the GtkCellRendererPixbuf, GtkEntry and GtkMenuButton alterations, and the GTK+ Wayland back-end now has support for HiDPI cursors. There's also various bug-fixes in GTK+ 3.15.12 like crash fixes and Pixman warnings. The official changes can be seen outlined via this Git commit.


The HiDPI cursor support for Wayland comes via supporting the scaling of theme-based cursors. By Jonas Ã…dahl, "Support scaling of cursors created from themes. The default scale is always 1, but if the pointer cursor surface enters an output with a higher scale, load the larger version of the cursor theme and use the image from that theme."

GNOME 3.16 is set for its official debut on 25 March.
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