@Sven, If I understand you right, you want to know what library gtk is
built with? I build gtk with the quartz backend for native OSX builds.

Hope that helps.

Partha



On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 4:16 AM, scl <scl.gp...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 20.05.13 at 08:23 AM Maurizio Loreti wrote:
>
>> [...] GIMP does not support my Retina high resolution display;
>>
> > window graphics and text appear jagged, and, while displaying
> > the same picture on the iMac and the Macbook, the Retina picture
> > appears to be lower quality.
>
>>
>> It is a pity that this wonderful program, ported to the Mac with native
>> graphics, does not support these displays.
>>
>> This is of course a request for an enhancement; will you plan to support
>> high resolution displays in the near future?
>>
>>
> Hi Maurizio,
>
> thank you for reporting this.
> The Retina display problem is already known and there are two bugs in
> our Bugtracker for this:
>
> Bug 682178-Offscreen windows render into low-resolution pixel space [1],
> Bug 686454-Gimp Canvas Content Looks Distorted and Pixelated on Macbook
> Pro Retina [2].
>
> If you can provide more information on this, may it be observations,
> technical information or whatever is constructive, your comments on
> these Bugzilla bugs are welcome.
>
> The current state of development as I heard on IRC: one developer
> already made bugfixes but found nobody with a Retina display to
> test it. Perhaps we can create a new temporary development branch
> in our Git repository for these bugfixes, get an OS X build from it
> and somebody with a Retina display is willing to test (perhaps you?).
> The quicker we find somebody, the quicker GIMP supports Retina displays.
>
> From a technical point of view the platform specific code for
> rendering on OS X is in the underlying graphics library GDK or Cairo.
> Can anybody clarify which is the right one in GTK2 and GTK3?
> If we get stuck we should ask there to build the necessary foundations.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Sven
>
> [1] 
> https://bugzilla.gnome.org/**show_bug.cgi?id=682178<https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=682178>
> [2] 
> https://bugzilla.gnome.org/**show_bug.cgi?id=686454<https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=686454>
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