ANNOUNCE: xfce4-xkb-plugin 0.8.0 released

Viktor Odintsev zakhams at
Sat Jun 17 21:53:28 CEST 2017

I think a panel plugin with 3 settings is not so serious component to 
worry too much about migration. In new version I've also introduced some 
new options.

So I think it'll be acceptable to leave it as it is.

On 17/06/17 21:13, Evangelos Foutras wrote:
> On 17 June 2017 at 08:58, Viktor Odintsev <zakhams at> wrote:
>> 2. Plugin is external now. For me this transition caused automatic removal
>> of this plugin because it has the different name and the different launch
>> method in terms of panel (at least I guess so). There is even no place to
>> include migration code if I wanted to.
> The plugin removal seems to have to do with the .desktop filename being
> different. Changing it back to xkb-plugin.desktop allows it to survive the
> upgrade and panel restart. Settings are still not retained (as expected).
> It seems like it should be possible to provide a smooth upgrade path; any
> plans to do so or would that be asking for too much? I am holding off
> updating xfce4-xkb-plugin in Arch Linux in hopes of not having to require
> reconfiguration from users after this update.
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