How to decide (and know) which Python GTK version to use?
akkana at shallowsky.com
Mon Jul 30 13:04:58 EDT 2018
Chris Green writes:
> I wrote a Python GUI program a little while ago that uses Python GTK
> import gtk
> I *think* this is probably GTK 2, or something. I can't find the
> proper documentation for this. Is it old/obsolescent?
Yes, it's obsolete, and AFAIK it only works with Python 2, making
it even more obsolete; but the documentation is at
> I'm just starting to write another program now and I seem to be using
> GTK 3 (maybe!) by doing:-
> import gi
> gi.require_version('Gtk', '3.0')
> from gi.repository import Gtk
> Is this the right/best place to be?
Yes, this is the future, since it lets you use both GTK3 and Python3.
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