Robby Workman xfce at rlworkman.net
Tue Aug 28 00:25:13 CEST 2007

Joost Kremers wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 04:56:34PM -0500, Robby Workman wrote:
> hi robby,
>> Slackware doesn't include libnotify, so you would have to install it
>> and then recompile the xfce package.  We have a build script for it
>> (libnotify) at http://slackbuilds.org if you want it.
> ok, thanks for the info. is it really necessary to compile the entire xfce
> package, or would it suffice to do just libexo?

Yes, just libexo should do it if I'm understanding correctly.
I generally recommend rebuilding the entire package, but I think
you know what you're doing :)

>> On the subject of libnotify, you're one of several people to express
>> an interest in it - I'm beginning to wonder if it would be a good
>> candidate to recommend for Pat to include in the next release.
>> Do you (Brian, you too, and anyone else on the list) have any thoughts
>> on it?  Are there any disadvantages - in other words, does everything
>> under the sun link to it and cause extraneous dependency issues?
> as i wrote in my original email to brian (see the quote in the email i
> cc-ed to this list) i'd like a notification if i try to unmount a device
> through xfce4-volstatus-icon. if libnotify is the best way to get this,
> then i'm all for it. ;-)

I'll put on my TODO list then :)  Thanks!


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