New minimum requirement of GTK+2/GLIB for Xarchiver

Rodrigo Coacci rcoacci at
Fri Aug 4 18:24:43 CEST 2006

IMHO it's hust a matter of when do you guys intend to make xfce 4.4 out,
because if it's in an year or two (we hope not :-P )  we could have a new
RHEL or Debian stable with new gtk versions. But if it's due in within next
6 months maybe it's better to keep dependency on low terms.

On 8/4/06, Jasper Huijsmans <jasper at> wrote:
> Jani Monoses wrote:
> >> What prevents authors from respecting the system configuration of other
> people and not asking why they like to stick to the versions their
> distribution provides?
> >
> > Out of curiosity are there distributions which (will) provide Xfce 4.4
> > but Gtk < 2.8 ?
> >
> Actually, for Xfce it is very important to work on systems that do not
> include it in their distribution, simply because we have less
> distribution support.
> Xfce is most/especially/also interesting for people with older systems,
> and these systems are likely to run older versions of the operating
> system as well. What do debian stable or RHEL ship with?
> We tend to be fairly conservative in our dependency, mainly for these
> reasons. Probably having more releases would make it easier to update
> this dependency more often, but that's another discussion ;-)
>         Jasper
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