Xfce engine ported to GTK+-2.0

Jasper Huijsmans j.b.huijsmans at hetnet.nl
Wed May 29 08:40:36 CEST 2002

At 11:30 PM 5/28/02 +0200, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>I've now ported the Xfce engine to GTK+-2.0 (not 100% tested yet).
>RPMS available from http://www.xfce.org/archive/xfce4-snapshots/ (Source
>RPMS from http://www.xfce.org/archive/xfce4-snapshots/SRPMS)

Is it in CVS as well? I'd rather pull it from there.

>Note that I think that, unlike Xfce-3, we should make independent RPM
>packages for Xfce-4. This is already the case with my packages; as we
>have :
>gtk-xfce-engine-2.0.0-1.i386.rpm 28-May-2002 17:20    14k
>xfwm4-020528-1.i386.rpm          28-May-2002 17:23    55k
>xfwm4-themes-020528-1.i386.rpm   28-May-2002 17:24   132k
>(xfwm4 has now 18 themes, so the size, 132Kb, of the xfwm4-themes
>It makes the update of separates parts of the project a lot easier.

It's also much easier to make separate programs now, since the communication
is done through wm hints and xsettings instead of through pipes.

At the moment I'm reordering and restructuring the panel code a bit and
adding some comments to allow others (and myself) to more easily read the
code. I have a configuration system in mind for the global panel settings
(size, style, number of desktops, etc) using xsettings and wmhints, with a
separate app changing these values. I hope to have some sample code ready


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