gtk-traymanager: A wrapper around the eggtraymanager library for Linux system trays

[ graphics, lgpl, library ] [ Propose Tags ]
Versions 0.1.0, 0.1.1, 0.1.2, 0.1.3, 0.1.4, 0.1.5, 0.1.6
Dependencies base (>3 && <5), glib (>=0.12.1 && <0.15), gtk (>=0.12.1 && <0.15) [details]
License LGPL-2.1-only
Author Tristan Ravitch
Category Graphics
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Uploaded by TristanRavitch at Tue Jan 12 07:07:50 UTC 2016
Distributions Debian:0.1.5, NixOS:0.1.6
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This package provides a wrapper around the prolific eggtraymanager code. Note that it is *NOT* itself a system tray widget, though it is a very convenient utility for implementing one. This package adopts the style of gtk2hs and is designed to work well with it.

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This package wraps the venerable eggtraymanager code, which implements the system tray protocol. The code seems to have originated somewhere in the GNOME project a long time ago; I took it from trayer-srg. The only change I made was to cast a few long variables in parameters to uint64_t to make interoperability with Haskell easier.

By itself, this code is not a system tray widget. It is, however, an integral part of one. This package exports a simple GObject (for use with gtk2hs) that emits events when system tray events occur. A system tray widget would listen for these events and respond. See the haddock documentation for details.