Applications will not typically use the features described here.
Static Public Member Functions
|static char||checkVersion (uint requiredMajor, uint requiredMinor, uint requiredMicro)|
|Checks that the GTK+ library in use is compatible with the given version. |
|static char  gtk.Version.Version.checkVersion||(||uint||requiredMajor,|
Checks that the GTK+ library in use is compatible with the given version.
Generally you would pass in the constants GTK_MAJOR_VERSION, GTK_MINOR_VERSION, GTK_MICRO_VERSION as the three arguments to this function; that produces a check that the library in use is compatible with the version of GTK+ the application or module was compiled against. Compatibility is defined by two things: first the version of the running library is newer than the version required_major.required_minor.required_micro. Second the running library must be binary compatible with the version required_major.required_minor.required_micro (same major version.) This function is primarily for GTK+ modules; the module can call this function to check that it wasn't loaded into an incompatible version of GTK+. However, such a a check isn't completely reliable, since the module may be linked against an old version of GTK+ and calling the old version of gtk_check_version(), but still get loaded into an application using a newer version of GTK+. required_major: the required major version. required_minor: the required minor version. required_micro: the required micro version. Returns: NULL if the GTK+ library is compatible with the given version, or a string describing the version mismatch. The returned string is owned by GTK+ and should not be modified or freed.