On Tuesday, January 18, 2011 09:46:29 Peter Daum wrote:
> I read the announcement on the Gimp home page regarding Gimp 2.8,
> which also mentions the "broken graphic tablets support in GTK+" as a
> showstopper without providing any details.
It's been talked about I think both in this list and in the wacom user list.

> I personally can't get my tablet working with anything newer than GTK+
> 2.18. I filed bug reports some months ago (for details see:
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=593087
> https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=627022 )
> so far without any reaction.
Have you tried GTK-s all the way to the latest?. Your issue isn't common. The 
bug reprt is first Ive heard about it and I myself dont see this. I'm using 
very mutch up to date GTK and its mostly usable with very problematic cotchas.
Known issues sofar are:
1) non-extended devices stop interacting with canvas on random starts if an 
extended device is present.
2) some dialogs and elements in the UI ignore extended device input.

> Even though the problem itself is clearly in GTK and not in Gimp,
> maybe there is some interest here because Gimp certainly is the most
> prominent application that can use GTK's tablet support ...
Since I cant say its a common issue you could perhaps try upgrading your 
tablet drivers and then trying out latest GTK and gimp 2.7.

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