PolkitLockButton size issues

Matthias Clasen matthias.clasen at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 16:08:00 PDT 2009

On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 10:55 AM, Milan Bouchet-Valat <nalimilan at club.fr> wrote:
> So I think that we should improve GTK+ and the PolkitLockButton to
> support this. The GtkButtonBox should allow widgets not to follow the
> homogeneous size policy, since that feature is only useful to get
> consistent *GtkButtons* in the box. The lock button has a very different
> appearance, it does not need this. So I'm wondering what you think about
> that idea, which can be implemented by checking the class of the widget,
> or by using some property (trickier). If you don't already have a
> proposal for this, and you agree with mine, I can mail the
> gtk-devel-list and see what we could do.

This is https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=84188

> Another slightly unrelated problem is that the lock button should not
> resize itself when its text changes. That's a minor bug that can be
> fixed in PolicyKit-GTK itself. It has very bad consequences on our
> dialogs, since they get wider when you have unlocked the button.

This should be fixed in polkit-gtk, indeed.

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